Then he whispered again, 'I will give you a philtre that has never failed.
The philtre was in her veins, whatever the directions of the rational mind.
A drench is a philtre, a love-potion, a love-compelling drink over which certain charms were repeated during its preparation.
Magic or no magic, philtre or no philtre, it was not long before Lady Essex had her wish.
At each visit he drank deep draughts of the philtre, that was poisoning the fountains of his life.
What philtre do those baggages give you to rob you of your wits?
It issued in that always; in some plan or scheme for gaining possession of the philtre.
In the same way, if you ask an Indian for a love-song, he will say that a philtre is really much more efficacious.
The Princess brought meat and drink to the snake, and in the drink she put a philtre of sleep.
philtre, Philter, fil′tėr, n. a charm or spell to excite love.
also philter, "love potion," 1580s, from Middle French philtre (1560s), from Latin philtrum (plural philtra) "love potion," from Greek philtron "a love-charm," literally "to make oneself beloved," from philein "to love" (from philos "loving;" see philo-) + instrumental suffix -tron.