While he sat sipping
his liqueur in the tiny cabin, Dominic plied him with questions as to the whereabouts of the guardacostas.
Young souls, in such pleasant delirium as hers are as unsympathetic as butterflies sipping
nectar; they are isolated from all appeals by a barrier of dreams--by invisible looks and impalpable arms.
You will take something, of course," said Miss Noemie, who was sipping
a glass of madeira.
I suppose he must have been sipping
a good deal of wine while we talked and all at once he let out an atrocity which was too much for me.
And all this red roll of impieties came from his thin, genteel lips rather primly than otherwise, as he sat sipping
the wine out of his tall, thin glass.
Floyd were sure to retire with their glasses, while Cecil invariably lingered, sipping
at his while she locked up the sideboard.