So saying the princess mounted her horse, and, declining to allow even Prince Bahman to carry the cage with the Talking Bird, she entrusted him with the branch of the Singing Tree, while Prince Perviz took care of the flask
containing the Golden Water.
Sancho took it, and as he was raising it to his mouth he was stopped by the cries of his master exclaiming, "Sancho, my son, drink not water; drink it not, my son, for it will kill thee; see, here I have the blessed balsam (and he held up the flask
of liquor), and with drinking two drops of it thou wilt certainly be restored.
Joe leaped to his feet, clambered over the body of the dead lioness, and handed up the flask
full of sparkling water to his master.
Marry," quoth Robin, laughing, and weighing the flask
in his hands ere he drank, "methinks it is no more than seemly of you all to be glad to see me, seeing that I bring sight to the blind, speech to the dumb, hearing to the deaf, and such a lusty leg to a lame man.
He called the Cossack with his horse, told him to put away the knapsack and flask
, and swung his heavy person easily into the saddle.
By that time Rigg came forward with a brandy-bottle, filled the flask
, and handed Raffles a sovereign, neither looking at him nor speaking to him.
This," the stranger remarked, producing a flask
from his case and dividing the liquor into equal parts, "may send you to sleep.
The contents of the flask
were boiling furiously, while a villainous smell filled the room.
Having a flask
with brandy in it, he revived the fainting man, and led him to the inn.
With as much beer as you can put away," said the other "and a flask
of Gascon wine on Sabbaths.
Then the harpooner carried away a pink flask
to be filled in some blind pig, for there were no licensed saloons in that locality.
Have a cigar," said Holmes; "and you had best take a pull out of my flask
, for you are very wet.
However, towards morning she takes a draught out of the large flask
, and then she sleeps a little: then I will do something for you.
It is cyanide of cacodyl, and I have carried that small flask
of it about with me for months.
When he had concluded this narration, during which he had made several pauses, for the convenience of cracking and eating nuts, of which he seemed to have a pocketful, the blind man pulled a flask
from his pocket, took a draught himself, and offered it to his companion.