Every Christmas Day he presented himself, as a profound novelty, with exactly the same words, and carrying the two bottles
However, this bottle
was NOT marked `poison,' so Alice ventured to taste it, and finding it very nice, (it had, in fact, a sort of mixed flavour of cherry-tart, custard, pine-apple, roast turkey, toffee, and hot buttered toast,) she very soon finished it off.
By this means they were able to meet without losing sight of the fire or of the two bottles
in which the old Fairy kept her eye and her tooth at night, and for some time the lovers enjoyed every hour of sunshine together.
There were times when I beat and kicked him madly, times when I cajoled and persuaded him, and once I tried to bribe him with the last bottle
of burgundy, for there was a rain-water pump from which I could get water.
And he drank off half a bottle
at a draught and bit great mouthfuls of the bread and meat.
I had just consummated an unusually hearty dinner, of which the dyspeptic truffe formed not the least important item, and was sitting alone in the dining-room, with my feet upon the fender, and at my elbow a small table which I had rolled up to the fire, and upon which were some apologies for dessert, with some miscellaneous bottles
of wine, spirit andliqueur.
His mother gave him a cake made with water and baked in the cinders, and with it a bottle
of sour beer.
For these occasions he kept a few bottles
of beer under the bed, and one of these and a pipe would help him to bear the burden of life.
First-rate," said Pierre, looking at Dolokhov, who with a bottle
of rum in his hand was approaching the window, from which the light of the sky, the dawn merging with the afterglow of sunset, was visible.
Well, perhaps you are right, sir," said she, and was about to take down the bottle
when the Crooked Magician suddenly called to her excitedly from the fireplace.
You are pleased to set an altogether fictitious value upon half bottle
of brandy we have left," he said.
Go fetch 'm two bottle
beer fella stop 'm along icey-chestis
I found the bottle
of brandy in the place indicated, but no liqueur-glass in the backgammon-board.
As Pete confronted them with the bottle
and the glasses, they laughed in his face.
Presently he rose and swallowed a glass of whisky from a full bottle
on the counter, then resumed his story.