Take that stuff away and bring me a bottle of '82—a quart, mind you—if you haven't the '71.'
Prepare a thin syrup of a pound of loaf-sugar to a quart of water.
Mix all together, and moisten it with a quart of Madeira, and a pint of brandy.
Mix all thoroughly, moistening it with a quart of bottled or sweet cider.
Take a quart of milk, which must be made warm, but not boiling.
Or you may blanch a quart of ground-nuts and put them in instead of the almonds.
Melt a quarter of a pound of fresh butter in a quart of milk.
Let it boil till the liquid is reduced to one quart, and skim it well.
Measure a quart of boiling water, and set it away to get cold.
Put it into a saucepan, with the quart of water, and boil gently for two hours.