I can't think straight without a bottle on the table and a drink in my hand.
It may be that he lays up no treasures in this world which will cool his summer drink in the next.
An unusual number of people were enjoying the unseasonable weather, spending the last few hours out of doors; fathers playing catch with sons, youngsters riding trikes or skipping rope, and others content to just drink in the springtime evening.
Their use is for gruel, which used to be consumed as an ordinary drink in the 17th century at the coffee-houses in London.
For one short hour you are permitted to drink in the eternal beauty of the old masters without needless interpretation or exposition.
Under the name decoctum hordei, a preparation of barley is included in the British Pharmacopoeia, which is of value as a demulcent and emollient drink in febrile and inflammatory disorders.