He was back in a minute with a big dipperful
of stale brown water which tasted like nectar, and loosed the jaws of Disko and Tom Platt.
If the Republic of Texas was born in the priming pan of a flintlock rifle, it was most certainly baptized with a dipperful
of white lightning.
In the bottom of the glass there was more than a dipperful
of something like green mud.
But I thank my lucky stars I did not discard that dipperful
of muddy water on that fateful, mosquito-ridden day 13 years ago.