GINS


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GINSGulf Islands National Seashore
GINSGlobal Internet Name Search (Whonami, Ltd.)
GINSGreenland, Iceland and Norwegian Seas
GINSGPS Integrated Navigation System
GINSGovernment Information Network System
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One night as I sat, half stupified, in a den of more than infamy, my attention was suddenly drawn to some black object, reposing upon the head of one of the immense hogsheads of Gin, or of Rum, which constituted the chief furniture of the apartment.
Good-even, Major; will I make the bowl of gin toddy the night, or it’s likely ye’ll stay at the big house the Christmas eve, and the very night of yer getting there?
Thus, when the Frenchman hesitated to come and take his meals, poor meals, composed of salt fish, biscuit, and Hollands gin, Monk called him, saying, -- "To table, monsieur, to table
Give me 'alf a pint with a little drop of gin in it.
This same Robin Hood, of whom, I wot, I never heard before, is a right merry blade, but gin he be strong, am not I stronger?
Bloomfield had not much to say against it, for his favourite beverage was gin and water; of which he took a considerable portion every day, by dint of constant sipping--and to that I chiefly attributed his dingy complexion and waspish temper.
Those who took him feel perfectly safe from detection, and with the exception of a couple of members of the crew, whom I have furnished with enough gin to silence them effectually for hours, there is none aboard the Kincaid.
I caught a Kru boy bringing him gin this afternoon.
just both sorts of vermouth and gin, and a dash of something to give it a flavour," Granet explained carelessly.
Harriwell called himself an absent-minded idiot and rushed for the gin bottle.
And in the Marquesas were several white men, a lot of sickly natives, much magnificent scenery, plenty of trade rum, an immense quantity of absinthe, but neither whisky nor gin.
We got so that whenever hunger took an extra bite at us, we took another drink of gin.