In Patrick O'Brian's Post Captain (Ch. 10), which is set in the Napoleonic era, Stephen Maturin, one of the book's main characters (who is also a physician, naturalist and spy) sits in the snug of the Rose and Crown in Deal, Kent, and drinks a "good" tea described as an "unrivalled cholagogue".
- J. Elks, C. Robin Ganellin. Dictionary of Drugs. p. 162.
- Chambers, Ephraim, ed. (1728). Cyclopaedia, or an Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences (first ed.), s.v. "Cholagogue".
- Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, 1913 Edition.
- Patrick O'Brian Post Captain, 2002 paperback edition, page 315.
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