I talked to me ould non-coms - they was sober
- an' betune me an' thim we wore the draf' over into their tents at the proper time.
I felt certain of her deciding to help us, if she was only sober enough to reflect on what I had said to her.
Baggs was not quite so sober in her habits, perhaps, as matrons in general are expected to be; but, for my particular purpose, this was only a slight blemish; it takes so little, after all, to represent the abstract principle of propriety in the short-sighted eye of the world.
I don't wonder the poor old boy has the blues with a thing like that on"; and Charlie sat looking at what seemed to him an instrument of torture, with such a sober
face that Rose took it gently away, and went in to bid Mac good-night.
Then Whisky Bob and Nicky the Greek arrived, sober
, indignant, outraged in that their fellow pirates had raised their plant.
He was sober and penitent at the time; and he agreed to what I proposed.
In a few weeks he would be out of prison; sober and penitent, and promising amendment--and then when the fit took him, there he would be, the same furious savage that be had been often and often before.
It was one of his sober days; and, for the first time, a word from me seemed to have an effect on him.
It is true this poor unguarded wretch was in no danger from me, though I was greatly apprehensive at first of what danger I might be in from him; but he was really to be pitied in one respect, that he seemed to be a good sort of man in himself; a gentleman that had no harm in his design; a man of sense, and of a fine behaviour, a comely handsome person, a sober solid countenance, a charming beautiful face, and everything that could be agreeable; only had unhappily had some drink the night before, had not been in bed, as he told me when we were together; was hot, and his blood fired with wine, and in that condition his reason, as it were asleep, had given him up.
No, no,' says her friend, 'I can assure you Sir is no hypocrite, he is really an honest, sober gentleman, and he has certainly been robbed.
One of the men was in a drunken slumber, but on his comrade's shouting to him that a man had fallen down the Old Hell Shaft, he started out to a pool of dirty water, put his head in it, and came back sober
Tulliver was an essentially sober man,--able to take his glass and not averse to it, but never exceeding the bounds of moderation.
The party broke up in very sober fashion at five o'clock.
She included that they initiated by training 6 students from the University and they will be sent to various sober
houses to provide help.
Orchid also offers transitional sober
living, known as halfway houses, for all women who are looking to continue their recovery process.