1827 Oxford night caps, a collection of receipts for making various beverages used in the university


into it, let it stand a quarter of an hour, then add a small quantity of pulverized cloves and cinnamon, half a pint of brandy, and one quart of good strong ale ; stir it well together, put a couple of slices of toasted bread into it, grate some nutmeg and ginger on the toast, and it is fit for use. Ice it well and it will prove a good summer, warm it and it will become a pleasant win– ter, beverage. It is drank chiefty at dinner. - METHEGLIN. Non Vitis, sed Apis succum tibi mitto bibendum, Quern legimus Bardos olim potasse Britannos.

Qualibet in bacca Vitis Megera latescit, Qualibet in gutta Mellis Aglaia nitet.

The juice of Beea, not Bacchus, here behold, Which Britiah Bards were wont to quaft' of old; The berries of the grape with Fwies swell, But in the honeycomb the Graces dwell,



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