The 'snakes' are the lines of collyrium drawn on each lower-lid.
The eyes are painted with collyrium and the feet with red dye.
I will pray for you; the dust of your path shall be collyrium for my eyes.
The two first letters of the name of the collyrium are entirely obliterated.
And her tear-drops, black with collyrium, fall frequently, looking like bees attracted by the fragrance of her lotus-like face.
If a letter, it is most likely C, standing perhaps for collyrium.
The blindness of pride has been removed from my eyes through the collyrium of your grace now, and true knowledge has dawned on me.
collyrium, ko-lir′i-um, n. a term for various kinds of eye-salve or eye-wash.
The nature and composition of the collyrium Dialibanum we have already had occasion to consider under a former head.
One was termed Achariston, from its cheapness; and this collyrium repeatedly occurs on the oculist-seals.
collyrium col·lyr·i·um (kə-lēr'ē-əm)
n. pl. col·lyr·i·ums or col·lyr·i·a (-ē-ə)
A medicinal lotion applied to the eye.
Any preparation for the eye.