See here," continued he, drawing forth a small bottle and holding it before their eyes, "in this bottle I hold the small-pox, safely corked
up; I have but to draw the cork, and let loose the pestilence, to sweep man, woman, and child from the face of the earth."
Having sat some time at table, Speranski corked
a bottle of wine and, remarking, "Nowadays good wine rides in a carriage and pair," passed it to the servant and got up.
'That chap, sir,' said John, taking it out again after a time, and pointing at him with the stem, 'though he's got all his faculties about him--bottled up and corked down, if I may say so, somewheres or another--'
'Take care,' said Mr Willet, not at all grateful for the compliment, 'that I don't tackle you, sir, which I shall certainly endeavour to do, if you interrupt me when I'm making observations.-- That chap, I was a saying, though he has all his faculties about him, somewheres or another, bottled up and corked down, has no more imagination than Barnaby has.
'Nonsense!' replied my aunt, and corked
herself again, at one blow.
Oh, indeed I hope you may be happy, sir!' And she said it with such great condescension as well as with such great compassion for him, that Bounderby, - far more disconcerted than if she had thrown her workbox at the mirror, or swooned on the hearthrug, - corked
up the smelling-salts tight in his pocket, and thought, 'Now confound this woman, who could have even guessed that she would take it in this way!'
consumers--at all price points--have never reacted to a corked
wine with equanimity.
bat that allegedly belonged to legendary New York Yankees slugger Mickey Mantle will be auctioned off later this month.
Recent years have seen the end of the virtual monopoly of cork as the material to stop wine as the global wine industry has increasingly become concerned about the phenomenon colloquially known as wine being 'corked
well, that was once, but now consumers are finally coming over to the viewpoint of most modern, go-ahead winemakers that screwcaps or plastic stoppers are the best chance of avoiding 'corked