In a few moments every spring had its jovial knot of hard drinkers, with tin cup in hand, indulging in a mock carouse; quaffing, pledging, toasting, bandying
jokes, singing drinking songs, and uttering peals of laughter, until it seemed as if their imaginations had given potency to the beverage, and cheated them into a fit of intoxication.
This was said in quite a different voice to that in which she had been bandying
phrases with Mr.
What is the use of our bandying
hard like women who when they fall foul of one another go out and wrangle in the streets, one half true and the other lies, as rage inspires them?
The idea of bandying
Ellen Olenska's name with him at such a time, and on whatsoever provocation, was unthinkable.
At such times might be found a goodly company of yeomen or country folk seated around the blazing hearth, bandying
merry jests, while roasted crabs bobbed in bowls of ale upon the hearthstone.