I was such a child, and so little, that frequently when I went into the bar of a strange public-house for a glass of ale
or porter, to moisten what I had had for dinner, they were afraid to give it me.
As you please; but I'll have a draught of ale
Oswald, broach the oldest wine-cask; place the best mead, the mightiest ale
, the richest morat, the most sparkling cider, the most odoriferous pigments, upon the board; fill the largest horns* Templars and Abbots
They had a huge meat pie before them and were washing down prodigious slices of it with nut brown ale
What a time that gell is drawing th' ale
, to be sure
And when he came into the palace, the flies were sleeping on the walls; the spit was standing still; the butler had the jug of ale
at his lips, going to drink a draught; the maid sat with a fowl in her lap ready to be plucked; and the cook in the kitchen was still holding up her hand, as if she was going to beat the boy.
Well, Jonathan, will you get the trunks upstairs, and drink a cup of ale
, and hasten back as soon as you can, in case you should be wanted?
When Robin was a youth of eighteen, stout of sinew and bold of heart, the Sheriff of Nottingham proclaimed a shooting match and offered a prize of a butt of ale
to whosoever should shoot the best shaft in Nottinghamshire.
I don't mind if I have a slice of that ham, and a glass of that ale
, Miss Garth, if you will allow me," he said, coming into the parlor at half-past eleven, after having had the exceptional privilege of seeing old Featherstone, and standing with his back to the fire between Mrs.
Better beans and bacon in peace than cakes and ale
One more round of mead or ale
and the score to the last comer.
A bottle of ginger ale
cost the saloon ever so much more than a glass of steam beer; and it was up to me, if I wanted to hold my job, to drink beer.