And then, in his sober moments, he so bothered his friends with his remorse, and his terrors and woes, that they were obliged, in self- defence, to get him to drown his sorrows
in wine, or any more potent beverage that came to hand; and when his first scruples of conscience were overcome, he would need no more persuading, he would often grow desperate, and be as great a blackguard as any of them could desire - but only to lament his own unutterable wickedness and degradation the more when the fit was over.
He sought to drown his sorrow
for the defeat in floods of beer.
By EMMA DAVISON email@example.com @EmmaDavison10 A MAN stole spirits to drown his sorrows
after his partner of 12 years left him.
If it's any comfort, this was probably the best night of the year to drown his sorrows
When Bryant, Emma's smarmy ex, turns up and bans him from the service, it looks as if the downcast auto trader will be staying at home to drown his sorrows
. And drown them he does in quite spectacular style.
LEE Jezard, 22, missed his Ibizan flight from Birmingham International, re-booked for take-off early the following morning, then took himself off to an airport bar to drown his sorrows
- as one does.
He tried to drown his sorrows
at a charity karaoke bash at Ronnie Scott's Club in London.
YOUNG MUTTLEY will be given the chance to drown his sorrows
in the company of the man who took his title, Kevin Anderson, at the St Andrews Sporting Club on Monday night.
Perhaps he wanted to drown his sorrows
in style after losing his reported battle with the Prime Minister over the reinstatement to the Cabinet of his political rival Alan Milburn.
A MAN who went out to drown his sorrows
ended up drinking a litre of spirits.
She said Turbut had "embarked on a lifetime of punishment" to drown his sorrows
after the death of his sister in a road accident when he had been driving dangerously.
Had he penned something similar about the arrival of a leading Imam or Hindu preacher I suggest Mr Mulvain would be jobless with plenty of time to drown his sorrows
. But as it was merely Pope Benedict XVI, the Christian head of the Catholic Church he insulted, the hapless official has been transferred to other duties.
'We need to get off to a good start and I'm sure I'll take Brown for a drink to drown his sorrows
To make matters worse, the lanky actor has also committed to a series of projects with his band The Peth - meaning he won't even get much time to drown his sorrows
(Quick nurse, my medication).Or there is a slight chance, of course, Walter may just want to drown his sorrows