In the Coupeau household the vitriol of l'Assommoir was also commencing its ravages.
But the cup of retribution is not to be measured by the cup of vitriol.
Her despair was laced with vitriol and she avoided a kind word about anybody.
Put 20 drops of weak acid of vitriol into water to be drank at meals.
So Mrs. Morel bought him elixir of vitriol, his favourite first medicine.