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the quantity a glass will hold

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Mr Squeers treated himself to a stiff tumbler of brandy and water, made on the liberal half-and-half principle, allowing for the dissolution of the sugar; and his amiable helpmate mixed Nicholas the ghost of a small glassful of the same compound.
Tell me what you're doing," he went on, greedily munching a piece of bread, and pouring out another glassful. "How are you living?"
"I should think she would better punish Diana for being so greedy as to drink three glassfuls of anything," said Marilla shortly.
Lorry had been idle a long time, and had just poured out his last glassful of wine with as complete an appearance of satisfaction as is ever to be found in an elderly gentleman of a fresh complexion who has got to the end of a bottle, when a rattling of wheels came up the narrow street, and rumbled into the inn-yard.
I drank sherry and Lafitte by the glassful in my discomfiture.
Lady Lydiard, in the act of pouring out a second glassful of beer, suddenly set down the jug.
On the twelfth day my throat was so painful that, taking the chance of alarming the Martians, I attacked the creaking rain-water pump that stood by the sink, and got a couple of glassfuls of blackened and tainted rain water.
Using the semi-carbonic method of production gives a fruity, forward glassful of strawberries, cream and cinnamon spice.
I managed tooth-brushing, face-washing, and a midnight drink from my evening ration of one glassful.
The World Bank report titled Half a Glassful has talked of the immense potential for intra-regional trade within Saarc.
A CRIMINAL complaint was formally filed before the Office of the City Prosecutor of Mandaluyong City against the Chinese woman who splashed a glassful of taho, or sweetened soy pudding, at a policeman assigned at the Metro Rail Transit 3 (MRT 3) station in Mandaluyong City last Saturday.
We wouldn't bother with perusing the menu, just as the waiters didn't have to wait to be told our order; it was a standing agreement: Capri's special Chicken Ala King for Abu and me, with strawberry ice-cream to follow, and beef burger with chips (we still called them that in those days) for my brother, followed by a huge tutti frutti dessert, a concoction consisting of a glassful of various flavours of ice-cream, nuts, fruits, and gelatinous toppings in neon colours.
The 69-year-old was taking part in the Rancid Race were the celebs had to down a glassful of something that you probably wouldn't want to.
It inserts a tiny needle through the cork and into the wine, allowing you to take just a glassful (or two).
WATER FOR THE SOUL Reading Through the Journey of Hope is like tasting a glassful of satisfying, cold clean water that cuts deep into your heart.