And when she kept on begging, she said at last, to get rid of her, 'I will throw this dishful
of peas into the ash-heap, and if in two hours' time you have picked them all out, you shall go to the feast too.'
He told me that as he had no consecrated chapel, nor proper things for the office, I should see he would do it in a manner that I should not know by it that he was a Roman Catholic myself, if I had not known it before; and so he did; for saying only some words over to himself in Latin, which I could not understand, he poured a whole dishful
of water upon the woman's head, pronouncing in French, very loud, "Mary" (which was the name her husband desired me to give her, for I was her godfather), "I baptize thee in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost;" so that none could know anything by it what religion he was of.
(17) The first category includes terms whose quantity is precise, for instance, it might be recognised by a commonly used measure system, the non-specific terms include terms such as plenty, little, a quantity, etc., which refer to the amount or number in a non-/less-specific way, whereas the last category refers to terms formed usually with the suffix -ful attached to the noun specifying the type of a 'container', e.g., dishful
, egg-shellful, potful, etc.