Suddenly a corner was turned, a blaze of light burst upon our sight, and we stood before one of the huge suburban temples of Intemperance - one of the palaces of the fiend, Gin
Kept within proper bounds, it is a compliment; it makes for piquancy; it is the gin
in the ginger-beer of devotion.
Give me 'alf a pint with a little drop of gin
This same Robin Hood, of whom, I wot, I never heard before, is a right merry blade, but gin
he be strong, am not I stronger?
Bloomfield had not much to say against it, for his favourite beverage was gin
and water; of which he took a considerable portion every day, by dint of constant sipping--and to that I chiefly attributed his dingy complexion and waspish temper.
Those who took him feel perfectly safe from detection, and with the exception of a couple of members of the crew, whom I have furnished with enough gin
to silence them effectually for hours, there is none aboard the Kincaid.
I caught a Kru boy bringing him gin
just both sorts of vermouth and gin
, and a dash of something to give it a flavour," Granet explained carelessly.
Harriwell called himself an absent-minded idiot and rushed for the gin
And in the Marquesas were several white men, a lot of sickly natives, much magnificent scenery, plenty of trade rum, an immense quantity of absinthe, but neither whisky nor gin
We got so that whenever hunger took an extra bite at us, we took another drink of gin
But no crying, or talking, or hoping, or fearing, could keep off the dreaded Saturday afternoon, or Newman Noggs either; who, punctual to his time, limped up to the door, and breathed a whiff of cordial gin
through the keyhole, exactly as such of the church clocks in the neighbourhood as agreed among themselves about the time, struck five.
The whole city, high and low, the quays bordering the Patapsco, the ships lying in the basins, disgorged a crowd drunk with joy, gin
, and whisky.
At the side of the bed, with a bottle of gin
on the rickety table between them, sat two hideous leering, painted monsters, wearing the dress of women.
Sharp; how dissolute and poor he was; how good- natured and amusing; how he was always hunted by bailiffs and duns; how, to the landlady's horror, though she never could abide the woman, he did not marry his wife till a short time before her death; and what a queer little wild vixen his daughter was; how she kept them all laughing with her fun and mimicry; how she used to fetch the gin
from the public-house, and was known in all the studios in the quarter--in brief, Mrs.