Taking a hair of the dog that bit you was, however, a maxim with Salernitans for the cure of potation headaches.
But I suspect the water forms the best part of the potation.
Many of the company were furnished with pipes, and most of them with some kind of evening potation.
"Try a glass of brandy," said Cutts, and he administered the potation.
Mrs. S. had a pimpled face, which I believe arose from potation of ale.
Make the potation stronger with brandy as the night wears on.
For I will admit that I joined in this unholy midnight potation to gain time for thought and to steady my nerve.
"The influenza is stronger," replied Mrs. Portheris oracularly, and finished her second potation.
Leave off my nightly potation of spirits, and drink half the bottle instead.
If the affair end here, well and good; but we will suppose that the potation goes on, and very speedily a new effect is produced.