But, there were no pigeons in the dove-cot, no horses in the stable, no pigs in the sty, no malt in the store-house, no smells of grains and beer in the copper or the vat.
So, in the brewery itself - by which I mean the large paved lofty place in which they used to make the beer, and where the brewing utensils still were.
Go in, then, Grimaud," said Musqueton, handing him the beer
pot and gimlet.
Naturally the flood of beer wrought demoralisation.
His persistent demands would have ended, at Dan's instigation, in a regimental belting which in all probability would have killed him and cut off the supply of beer, had not he been sent on special duty some fifty miles away from the Cantonment to cool his heels in a mud fort and dismount obsolete artillery.
Then, astounded by the quantity of beer that was lacking, and remembering having seen stale beer made to foam afresh, I took a stick and stirred what was left till it foamed to the brim.
In the weeks and months that followed I had no more interest in beer than in the kitchen stove after it had burned me.
Then the big boys used to drop in and take their seats, bringing with them bottled beer and song books; for although they all knew the songs by heart, it was the thing to have an old manuscript book descended from some departed hero, in which they were all carefully written out.
During the pauses the bottled- beer corks fly rapidly, and the talk is fast and merry, and the big boys--at least all of them who have a fellow-feeling for dry throats--hand their mugs over their shoulders to be emptied by the small ones who stand round behind.
The table was laid with two bowls and two horn spoons, but the same single measure of small beer.
He fetched another cup from the shelf; and then, to my great surprise, instead of drawing more beer, he poured an accurate half from one cup to the other.
O'Dowd said that her "Glorvina was not afraid of any man alive, let alone a Frenchman," and tossed off a glass of beer
with a wink which expressed her liking for the beverage.
Nell and her grandfather ate sparingly, for both were occupied with their own reflections; the other gentlemen, for whose constitutions beer
was too weak and tame a liquid, consoled themselves with spirits and tobacco.
He longed for a drink of cold beer, and attributed his sudden weakness to the want of food.
Just a glass of beer, a piece of dry bread--and in one moment the brain is stronger, the mind is clearer and the will is firm