, which had exerted its somniferous influence over Mr.
I was a poised and motionless receptacle for all that quantity of wine
. It lay inert in my fear-inert stomach.
When he entered the forest he met a little grey-haired old man who bade him good day, and said: 'Do give me a piece of cake out of your pocket, and let me have a draught of your wine
; I am so hungry and thirsty.' But the clever son answered: 'If I give you my cake and wine
, I shall have none for myself; be off with you,' and he left the little man standing and went on.
"I have heard," said Blaisois, "that port is a very good wine
"I mean that your butler had not wine
for all tastes, monsieur; and that M.
"Don't you see, you thief, that the blood and the fountain are only these skins here that have been stabbed and the red wine
swimming all over the room?- and I wish I saw the soul of him that stabbed them swimming in hell."
his large eyes gleamed, rather than shone; for the effect of wine
on his excitable brain was not more powerful than instantaneous.
I then said that we had better make off at once, but my men very foolishly would not obey me, so they staid there drinking much wine
and killing great numbers of sheep and oxen on the sea shore.
"Drunk, if you like; so much the worse for those who fear wine
, for it is because they have bad thoughts which they are afraid the liquor will extract from their hearts;" and Caderousse began to sing the two last lines of a song very popular at the time, --
Won't you stop and hitch and have a glass of wine
All the people within reach had suspended their business, or their idleness, to run to the spot and drink the wine
. The rough, irregular stones of the street, pointing every way, and designed, one might have thought, expressly to lame all living creatures that approached them, had dammed it into little pools; these were surrounded, each by its own jostling group or crowd, according to its size.
"And although I hear water splashing here like words of wisdom--that is to say, plenteously and unweariedly, I--want WINE