Definition of Love-potion
1. Noun. A drink credited with magical power; can make the one who takes it love the one who gave it.
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Literary usage of Love-potion
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Opera Goers' Complete Guide: Comprising Two Hundred and Sixty-eight by Leo Leop Melitz, Richard Salinger, Louise Wallace Hackney (1921)
"... D'AMORE (The Love Potion) Comic opera in two acts by Donizetti. Text from the Italian of Romani by Ott. CAST: Adina, a rich young landowner—Soprano. ..."
2. The Dawn in Britain by Charles Montagu Doughty (1906)
"... In luxury, until, when changed her woman's mind ; She, instead of wont love-potion, in his drink, Strewed venim privily ; whence he swelled and died. ..."
3. The Works of Flavius Josephus, the Learned and Authentic Jewish Historian by Flavius Josephus (1864)
"... preparing a love-potion for him ; and if he appeared to be greatly concerned, and to ask what that love-potion was, to tell him that she had the potion, ..."
4. The Works of Flavius Josephus by Flavius Josephus, William Whiston (1850)
"... prepared long beforehand for such a design, ana bade him tell the king, how Mariamne had persuaded him to give bis assistance in preparing a love potion ..."
5. A Hebrew Anthology: A Collection of Poems and Dramas Inspired by the Old by George Alexander Kohut (1913)
"Next I do tell the king Queen Mariamne Hath coaxed me to assist her in the mixture Of a love-potion, all of whose ingredients I do not know; that this was ..."