1835 Oxford night caps (3rd edition)


if drank hot and immoderately, it creates acidity in the stomach, weakens the nerves, and gives rise to complaints of the breast. He further states, that after a heavy meal it is improper, as it may check digestion, and injure the stomach•. Recipe. Extract the juice from the rind of three iemons, by rubbing loaf sug·ar 011 it. The peeling of two Seville oranges and two lemons, cut extremely thin. The juice of four Seville oranges and teu lemons. Six glasses of calves-feet j elly in a liquid state. The above to be put into a jug, and stirred well together. Pour two quarts of boili 11 ,.. water on the mixture, cover the jug closely~ and place it near the fire for a quarter of an hour. Then strain the liquid through a sieve

• Fielding mentions a Clergyman who preferred Punch to Wine for this orthodox reason, that the former was a liquor no where spoken agaimt in Scripture.

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