Anatole kept on refilling Pierre's glass while explaining that Dolokhov was betting with Stevens, an English naval officer, that he would drink a bottle
of rum sitting on the outer ledge of the third floor window with his legs hanging out.
He drained the bottle
, tossed it to Kwaque, and made signs for him to open the remaining one.
Well, perhaps you are right, sir," said she, and was about to take down the bottle
when the Crooked Magician suddenly called to her excitedly from the fireplace.
These last were of the finest cut glass, and of a very elegant form--entirely unlike the bottle
found in the private repository, which was of the commonest manufacture, and of the shape ordinarily in use among chemists.
Pickwick, looking round at his companion, with the bottle
in his hand.
Quite unmoved, however, Newman left him to sip his own at leisure, or to pour it back again into the bottle
, if he chose, and departed; after greatly outraging the dignity of Peg Sliderskew by brushing past her, in the passage, without a word of apology or recognition.
I had just consummated an unusually hearty dinner, of which the dyspeptic truffe formed not the least important item, and was sitting alone in the dining-room, with my feet upon the fender, and at my elbow a small table which I had rolled up to the fire, and upon which were some apologies for dessert, with some miscellaneous bottles
of wine, spirit andliqueur.
He must have drunk a gill before he took the bottle
from his mouth.
Jasper's wicker bottle
, which circulates freely;--in the sense, that is to say, that its contents enter freely into Mr.
The few drops in the basin I'll pour away, for 'tis bad stuff to leave about, though ever so little of it.' As she spoke, she drained the basin into the ashes of the fire, and broke the bottle
on the hearth.
It did so indeed, and much sooner than she had expected: before she had drunk half the bottle
, she found her head pressing against the ceiling, and had to stoop to save her neck from being broken.
By this means they were able to meet without losing sight of the fire or of the two bottles
in which the old Fairy kept her eye and her tooth at night, and for some time the lovers enjoyed every hour of sunshine together.
The tea-things, including a bottle
of rather suspicious character and a cold knuckle of ham, were set forth upon a drum, covered with a white napkin; and there, as if at the most convenient round-table in all the world, sat this roving lady, taking her tea and enjoying the prospect.
I found the bottle
of brandy in the place indicated, but no liqueur-glass in the backgammon-board.
'In a Dutch bottle
?' said Wegg gloomily, as he sat himself down.