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M'Dougal pretended to be convinced by their reasoning, and assured them that, so long as the white people should be unmolested, and the conduct of their Indian neighbors friendly and hospitable, the phial of wrath should remain sealed up; but, on the least hostility, the fatal cork should be drawn.
Sancho likewise held his peace and ate acorns, and paid repeated visits to the second wine-skin, which they had hung up on a cork tree to keep the wine cool.
replied my aunt, pulling the cotton out of one ear like a cork.
I put the cork into the bottle, desired him to be calm, and began to talk to him of the means by which he might be extricated.
Then he blacked his face with burnt cork and put the cork in his pocket.
We will suppose," I read, "that a small bundle of connected corks was launched in a sluggish current upon a voyage across the Atlantic.
Your readers will possibly comprehend that the Atlantic, in this parable, stands for the mighty ocean of ether through which we drift and that the bunch of corks represents the little and obscure planetary system to which we belong.
Raffles, however, had seen the place by daylight, and had come prepared for the special obstacles; already he was reaching up and putting champagne corks on the spikes, and in another moment he had his folded covert-coat across the corks.
Push in the stick for the neck on the top part of the cork.
It has the most agricultural land devoted to cork in the world.
A new lifestyle-concept store called Cork Living in Tabaris has also knocked cork out of a bottle and into your living room.