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Poyser's attention was here diverted by the appearance of Molly, carrying a large jug, two small mugs, and four drinking- cans, all full of ale or small beer--an interesting example of the prehensile power possessed by the human hand.
If you help me to carry these jugs home, I'll give you a slice of bread.
From these pilgrimages to the jug and basin, he returned with such eccentricities of damp headgear as no words can describe; which were made the more ludicrous by his anxious gravity.
The compound in the jug being tasted, and considered perfect, apples and oranges were put upon the table, and a shovel-full of chestnuts on the fire.
As he could not lift the whole pailful of water at once, he fetched a milk jug, and ladled quarts of water into the pail by degrees.
He let the jug fall on the floor, and it broke in pieces.
all the water runs back into the jug and there you are again
You needn't wait yourself; here's a sovereign of your money, and I'll leave the rest in the jug in my bedroom.
A moment later, there stood upon the table a loaf of rye bread, a slice of bacon, some wrinkled apples and a jug of beer.
She was in a jug for the moment, and liking it extremely; she had never been in a jug before.
On this occasion the person was only a miserable little child, crying over the fragments of a broken jug.
Bring it in a jug," shouted her Ladyship, as the maid left the room.
We 've used up all there was in the jug," said Polly, good-naturedly, beginning again.
A jug of maple sirup--I brought it along from the store and set it down here to open the door.
Flattered at this compliment, my mother rang the bell, and a china jug of our best ale was presently brought and set before the worthy gentleman who so well knew how to appreciate its excellences.