Where could he get a cask
large enough to contain the right proportion of water?
Those who had been greedy with the staves of the cask
, had acquired a tigerish smear about the mouth; and one tall joker so besmirched, his head more out of a long squalid bag of a nightcap than in it, scrawled upon a wall with his finger dipped in muddy wine-lees--BLOOD.
Beyond the fortifications through which Athos had made a breach in order to get out, and which were composed of fagots, planks, and empty casks
, heaped up according to all the rules of the strategic art, they found, swimming in puddles of oil and wine, the bones and fragments of all the hams they had eaten; while a heap of broken bottles filled the whole left-hand corner of the cellar, and a tun, the cock of which was left running, was yielding, by this means, the last drop of its blood.
cried his fellows: "we'll find the wine cask
itself at the palace, and that will be better than a hundred crystal fountains.
Little Penn bent above his square deep-sea reel and the tangled cod-lines; Manuel lay down full length on the deck, and Dan dropped into the hold, where Harvey heard him banging casks
with a hammer.
He was undoubtedly an officer, and he was decorated after the manner of the Russians with little enamelled crosses, and he could talk, and(though this has nothing to do with his merits) he had been given up as a hopeless task, or cask
, by the Black Tyrone, who individually and collectively, with hot whiskey and honey, mulled brandy, and mixed spirits of every kind, had striven in all hospitality to make him drunk.
Here you are in your house, and me still picking my salt meat out of the harness cask
At last he looked round, and saw that the cart was dripping, and the cask
Snagsby by the hand and leads her aside to an adjacent cask
The hydrogen passed into a huge central cask
, after having been washed on the way, and thence into each balloon by the conduit-pipes.
Clopin Trouillefou, with a very serious air and in a low voice, was regulating the distribution of an enormous cask
of arms, which stood wide open in front of him and from whence poured out in profusion, axes, swords, bassinets, coats of mail, broadswords, lance-heads, arrows, and viretons,* like apples and grapes from a horn of plenty.
Oodles and oodles of it, my gentlemen, in cask
and chest, in cask
and chest, a fathom under the sand.