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If any volume could have manifested its essential wisdom in the mode suggested, it would certainly have been the one now in Hepzibah's hand; and the kitchen, in such an event, would forthwith have streamed with the fragrance of venison, turkeys, capons, larded partridges, puddings, cakes, and Christmas pies, in all manner of elaborate mixture and concoction.
For drink, we took some wonderful sticky concoction of Harris's, which you mixed with water and called lemonade, plenty of tea, and a bottle of whisky, in case, as George said, we got upset.
Odd herbs and unspeakable things when properly compounded under a favorable aspect of the heavenly bodies are potent to achieve miraculous cures, and few are the Chinamen who do not brew some special concoction of their own devising for the lesser ills which beset mankind.
Now, put in the nuts," she said at last; and Tom emptied his plate into the foamy syrup, while the others watched with deep interest the mysterious concoction of this well-beloved sweetmeat.
The tales, therefore, though less purely Oriental than in their first concoction, were eminently better fitted for the European market, and obtained an unrivalled degree of public favour, which they certainly would never have gained had not the manners and style been in some degree familiarized to the feelings and habits of the western reader.
The concoction of the draught has been perfect," said he, in answer to Georgiana's look.
Might the whole story of the cataleptic Russian and his son be a concoction of Dr.
Six foot three in height, active as a squirrel, dexterous with his fingers, finally, remarkably quick-witted, for this whole ingenious story is of his concoction.
According to the 48-year-old indigene of Ondo State, he was nurtured on local concoctions while growing up in the village and there was never a time he had complications taking the local herbs.
Quraishi said cases of oral cancers is on rise at alarming pace with youth being the most vulnerable due to use of chalia (betel nut), pan (betel quid) and their poisonous concoctions easily available in form of gutka, manpuri, mawa etc.
He discusses infanticide across cultures and in Northern Ghana; the role of the house in Nankani family social relations; the role of the bush as a location, imaginative space, and state of being in relation to the world of spirits; spirit child behavior and causation; detection and decision making in dealing with spirit children; the role of concoctions and concoction men in treating them and sending them back to the bush; causes of death of these children; and why some families protect nonviable and spiritually dangerous children.
Concoctions is a fun-filled blast for both girls and boys.