I am by no means naturally nervous, and the very few glasses of Lafitte which I had sipped
served to embolden me no little, so that I felt nothing of trepidation, but merely uplifted my eyes with a leisurely movement, and looked carefully around the room for the intruder.
As one after another of the most exquisitely balanced kedgerees of curries, accompanied with their appropriate vintages, were laid before the other two, he only repeated that it was one of his fast-days, and munched a piece of bread and sipped
and then left untasted a tumbler of cold water.
Oh, if ye can swaller that, be it so," he said indifferently, while holding up the pail that she sipped
The traveller sipped
his beer in thoughtful silence.
Seeming to fear that she had been too gloomy, and seeming also to lose the connexion in her mind, she said politely as she sipped
her glass of wine, "Yes, my dear, as I was saying, I expect a judgment shortly.
He then produced a handsome cigar-case admirably stocked, and we smoked and sipped
in the cosiest fashion, though without exchanging many words.
Accordingly we ate and sipped
some water, and another period of time elapsed.