In a few moments every spring had its jovial knot of hard drinkers, with tin cup in hand, indulging in a mock carouse; quaffing
, pledging, toasting, bandying jokes, singing drinking songs, and uttering peals of laughter, until it seemed as if their imaginations had given potency to the beverage, and cheated them into a fit of intoxication.
Even while quaffing
the third draught of the Fountain of Youth, they were almost awed by the expression of his mysterious visage.
Now, well would it have been for him who had first spoken had he left Robin Hood alone; but his anger was hot, both because the youth had gotten the better of him and because of the deep draughts of ale that he had been quaffing
In this new part, Ulysses saw his two and twenty friends represented as sitting on cushions and canopied thrones, greedily devouring dainties, and quaffing
deep draughts of wine.
A thirsty Andy declined the other drinks on offer at the bash - before quaffing
a glass of Irn-Bru to cheers from well-wishers.
What a shame he didn't break Sir Bobby Charlton's record in the first five minutes of the second-half against Switzerland, as all those hundreds of corporates who were still quaffing
in the sponsors' lounges would have missed it.
Dee, real name Dierdre Kelly, was pictured quaffing
bottles of champagne, shots and cocktails and also judged a wet T-shirt contest.
Our spy caught the pair looking loved up and quaffing
pink champagne in the boxes at the Boodles May Festival while the favourites went neck-and-neck on the course.
If we stopped to think about what is going in Syria while we sit here quaffing
, we'd go mad" - Gyles Brandreth, new editor of the Oxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations.
It had nothing to do with quaffing
the champagne at Lord's which apparently was costing a mere PS13.
79, and the soft, easy quaffing
Arniston Bay Ruby Cabernet Merlot, on sale at pounds 3.
The cost of a series of dinners laid on for dignitaries ahead of the April 2 summit added up to more than pounds 66,000, with guests quaffing
136 bottles of wine worth pounds 6,000, according to figures obtained by a national newspaper.