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the quantity a flask will hold

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Meantime, they hauled more and more upon their lines, till close flanking him on both sides, Stubb answered Flask with lance for lance; and thus round and round the Pequod the battle went, while the multitudes of sharks that had before swum round the Sperm Whale's body, rushed to the fresh blood that was spilled, thirstily drinking at every new gash, as the eager Israelites did at the new bursting fountains that poured from the smitten rock.
My guardian then took me into his own room, and while he lunched, standing, from a sandwich-box and a pocket flask of sherry (he seemed to bully his very sandwich as he ate it), informed me what arrangements he had made for me.
To picnic by some lonely stream-side on a few sandwiches, a flask of claret, and a pennyworth of apples; to talk about the books we loved; to exchange our hopes and dreams,--we asked nothing better than this simple fare.
He then asked for some vial to pour it into, and as there was not one in the inn, he decided on putting it into a tin oil-bottle or flask of which the host made him a free gift; and over the flask he repeated more than eighty paternosters and as many more ave-marias, salves, and credos, accompanying each word with a cross by way of benediction, at all which there were present Sancho, the innkeeper, and the cuadrillero; for the carrier was now peacefully engaged in attending to the comfort of his mules.
I don't find a good musket, twelve cartridges, and a powder flask very useless in the face of an enemy.
That one word recalled Kennedy to himself, and, hastily filling a flask that he had brought with him, he started on a run up the steps of the well.
We are glad to see thee, brother," said he, holding out the flask of Malmsey.
A Cossack who accompanied him had handed him a knapsack and a flask, and Nesvitski was treating some officers to pies and real doppelkummel.
He jerked forward the flask and Rigg went to a fine old oaken bureau with his keys.
Ojo knelt again and by feeling carefully in the dark managed to fill the flask with the unseen water that was in the well.
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.