The Crane, in his turn, asked the Fox to sup with him, and set before her a flagon
with a long narrow mouth, so that he could easily insert his neck and enjoy its contents at his leisure.
Or I watch, as from a window, while she sets off through the long parks to the distant place where he is at work, in her hand a flagon
which contains his dinner.
I say to him, How can you give me this pot of oil or this flagon
of wine when all your oil and wine is mine, which belief of mine this gift seems to deny?
The peasant in the sheepskins, who had sat glum and silent all evening, had been so heated by his flagon
of ale that he was talking loudly and angrily with clenched hands and flashing eyes.
It was evident that the wounded man was in no danger, so Norman of Torn ordered the others to assist him into the hut, where they found Red Shandy sitting propped against the wall while the good father poured the contents of a flagon
down his eager throat.
he cried, handing the heavy charged flagon
to the nearest seaman.
The women on the corn-rick--Marian, who was one of them, in particular--could stop to drink ale or cold tea from the flagon
now and then, or to exchange a few gossiping remarks while they wiped their faces or cleared the fragments of straw and husk from their clothing; but for Tess there was no respite; for, as the drum never stopped, the man who fed it could not stop, and she, who had to supply the man with untied sheaves, could not stop either, unless Marian changed places with her, which she sometimes did for half an hour in spite of Groby's objections that she was too slow-handed for a feeder.
The Story Girl lifted her golden-hued flagon
to her red lips.
"Well," resumed Oudarde, presenting her with a flagon
; "here is some hippocras which will warm you; drink it."
``Conclamatum est, poculatum est,'' said Prior Aymer; ``we have drunk and we have shouted, it were time we left our wine flagons
Yet all were merry, for the Sheriff had promised them flagons
of wine, and moreover they were to hang speedily the boldest outlaw in England, next to Robin Hood himself.
Slowly the pangs became less keen, as suffering deadened the activity of certain nerves; and then the light flashed on once again, and before me stood an array of new and tempting dishes, with great bottles of clear water and flagons
of refreshing wine, upon the outside of which the cold sweat of condensation stood.