, if it really possessed such virtues as Dr.
You women are always thinking of men's being in liquor
have so far truth in them that they were not false enough to make poor Dagley seem merry: they only made his discontent less tongue-tied than usual.
Martin, who was extremely strong-headed, marvelled at the other's capacity for liquor
, and ever and anon broke off to marvel at the other's conversation.
As long as my liquor
lasted he stopped; when it was gone, he went away.
worked its will with me; the talk of Scotty and the harpooner poured through the pent space of the Idler's cabin and through my brain like great gusts of wide, free wind; and in imagination I lived my years to come and rocked over the wild, mad, glorious world on multitudinous adventures.
He requires to be kept from liquor
, as other madmen require to be kept from attempting their own lives, or the lives of those about them.
As long as he has liquor
and good pay, why should he ask questions?
For as this is the liquor
of modern historians, nay, perhaps their muse, if we may believe the opinion of Butler, who attributes inspiration to ale, it ought likewise to be the potation of their readers, since every book ought to be read with the same spirit and in the same manner as it is writ.
Only Louis refrained, no more than cautiously wetting his lips with the liquor
, though he joined in the revels with an abandon equal to that of most of them.
Often, when he was not in liquor
, flashes of the old Billy came back, but even such flashes dwindled in frequency.
There were some casks of liquor
, whether wine or brandy I knew not, which lay lower in the hold, and which, the water being ebbed out, I could see; but they were too big to meddle with.
As they were thirsty by this time, Dennis proposed that they should repair together to The Boot, where there was good company and strong liquor
In the obscure parlour of a low public-house, in the filthiest part of Little Saffron Hill; a dark and gloomy den, where a flaring gas-light burnt all day in the winter-time; and where no ray of sun ever shone in the summer: there sat, brooding over a little pewter measure and a small glass, strongly impregnated with the smell of liquor
, a man in a velveteen coat, drab shorts, half-boots and stockings, whom even by that dim light no experienced agent of the police would have hesitated to recognise as Mr.
There was no money used in this traffic, and, after a time, all payment in spirituous liquors
was prohibited, in consequence of the frantic and frightful excesses and bloody brawls which they were apt to occasion.