Yet a thimbleful
, taken straight, only a thimbleful
, wouldn't be much, and might help to pull him together.
You don't catch me tasting rum so much, but just a thimbleful
for luck, of course, the first chance I have.
I can't afford to pay fifty centimes for every thimbleful
You shall have - well, a thimbleful
of the brandy and go to bed.
He was too profoundly strong to be affected by a thimbleful
He peremptorily denied for example, that any whale could so smite his stout sloop-of-war as to cause her to leak so much as a thimbleful
Signs are small measurable things, but interpretations are illimitable, and in girls of sweet, ardent nature, every sign is apt to conjure up wonder, hope, belief, vast as a sky, and colored by a diffused thimbleful
of matter in the shape of knowledge.
Then take a little powder, about a thimbleful
, or perhaps two, and pour it into the barrel.
Nunc vino pellite curas, Cras ingens iterabimus aequor,'" and the Bacchanalian, quoting the above with a House of Commons air, tossed off nearly a thimbleful
of wine with an immense flourish of his glass.
Pickwick, and nodding to Sam, jerked it down his capacious throat as if it had been a small thimbleful
There was not much to take away, for he seemed only able to inhale it by thimblefuls
, and his heart would soon wear itself out, the way it was beating.
You know, like getting up most nights to pass a thimbleful
before getting back to bed quickly, hoping the "tired" hasn't worn off - but it always has.