1835 Oxford night caps (3rd edition)


sail Bowl when he says, in his Midsummer Night's Dream,


Sometimes lark I in a gossip's bowl, Ia very likeness of a roasted crab,

Aad when she drinb, against her lips I bob, And on her wither"d dewlap pour the ale.

BROWN BETTY. Brown Betty does not differ materially" from the preceding; it is said to have de– rived its name from one of the fair sea:, ycleped a bedmaker, who invariably recom– mended the mixture so named as a never failing panacea. Recipe. Dissolve a quarter of a pound of brown sugar in one pint of water, slice a lemon into it, let it stand a quarter of an hour, then add a small quantity of pulverized

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