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The sulphur-like pollen of the pitch pine soon covered the pond and the stones and rotten wood along the shore, so that you could have collected a barrelful.
Peter Magnus borne home by four men, with the embellishment of a whole barrelful of bullets in his left side, was among the very least.
He spoke about how much they were missed and how they enjoyed the simple things in life and would drink tea by the barrelful.
This fall's action film The Martian (which raked in some $50 mil on opening weekend) is likely to do more for NASA's image than a barrelful of POTUSes.
To celebrate my 21st birthday, my army mates brought in a barrelful of lager and this, interspersed with shots of schnapps, made me really ill, which the medical officer diagnosed as an allergic reaction to alcohol.
And when it does, we're going to want it by the barrelful.
Childermass knew what young men hear in the rattling of the drums and the tooting of the pipes that makes them leave their homes and go to be soldiers--and he knew the half-eggcupful of glory and the barrelful of misery that await them.