1930 Shake'Em up by Virginia Elliott and Phil D. Stong



I£ one of your guests, rather the better for drink,should be called upon suddenly to preach a sermon in the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, or attend a meeting of Congress, or speak before the W.C. T. U., try black coffee on him first of all, adding, if he seems flushed, a teaspoon of aromatic spirits of ammonia. If this is ineffectual, give further a dose of— One rounded teaspoon of bicarbonate of soda, one teaspoon of aromatic spirits of am monia, in a tumbler of carbonated water. Stir well. A well-tried theatre remedy is one table spoon of Worcestershire Sauce in a wine glass of water. If the patient is an ingenue of delicate constitution, four strong men will be able to hold her while the dose is being ad ministered. The one disadvantage of this remedy is that, though the subject will be able to get through her lines for about an hour, at the end of that time she will discover definite symptoms of mal de mer. However, she will be out of your house by that time.



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