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ale

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a general name for alcoholic beverages made by fermenting a cereal (or mixture of cereals) flavored with hops

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Then, astounded by the quantity of beer that was lacking, and remembering having seen stale beer made to foam afresh, I took a stick and stirred what was left till it foamed to the brim.
In the weeks and months that followed I had no more interest in beer than in the kitchen stove after it had burned me.
If I get Hans, and we have a child, and he grows big, and has to draw beer here, the pick-axe will perhaps fall on his head, and kill him.
He accepts, and the pleasant talk and the beer flow for an hour or two, and by and by the professor, properly charged and comfortable, gives a cordial good night, while the students stand bowing and uncovered; and then he moves on his happy way homeward with all his vast cargo of learning afloat in his hold.
So this German attends only the lectures which belong to the chosen branch, and drinks his beer and tows his dog around and has a general good time the rest of the day.
It won't be the first time I've dined off a bottle of beer, and my mind's never clearer than when I do.
And I must leave all this"--he waved his arm round the dirty garret, with its unmade bed, the clothes lying on the floor, a row of empty beer bottles against the wall, piles of unbound, ragged books in every corner--"for some provincial university where I shall try and get a chair of philology.
Danny, I'd have lost the beer to ha' given him the belting he requires.
We'll want oceans of beer to convince us - firmaments full.
Lady Lydiard, in the act of pouring out a second glassful of beer, suddenly set down the jug.
said Blaisois, pointing to the barley bread and pot of beer upon the table.
As to strong beer, there's enough of it in the cellars already, to drown the Manor House.
And ten pounds, metamorphosed into quart bottles of beer, reared an immense and radiant vision, very like a brewery, inside his head.
The beer frolic, however, passed off without any untoward circumstance; and, unlike most drinking bouts, left neither headache nor heartache behind.
This was too much for the temper even of Stumps, and he would pursue his tormentors in a vindictive and apoplectic manner when released, but was easily pacified by twopence to buy beer with.