Two Footpads sat at their grog
in a roadside resort, comparing the evening's adventures.
Betteredge and I are walking back together to the house; and Betteredge is telling me that I shall be able to face it, and he will be able to face it, when we have had a glass of grog
He served out some grog
with a liberal hand, And bade them sit down on the beach: And they could not but own that their Captain looked grand, As he stood and delivered his speech.
Well, then, d’ye see, I larnt how a topmast should be slushed, and how a topgallant-sail was to be becketted; and then I did small jobs in the cabin, such as mixing the skipper’s grog
. ‘Twas there I got my taste, which, you must have often seen, is excel lent.
Captain Bonneville, who was delighted with the game look of these cavaliers of the mountains, welcomed them heartily to his camp, and ordered a free allowance of grog
to regale them, which soon put them in the most braggart spirits.
He could manage to find his way into his berth, light his lamp, get into his bed - ay, and get out of it when I called him at half-past five, the first man on deck, lifting the cup of morning coffee to his lips with a steady hand, ready for duty as though he had virtuously slept ten solid hours - a better chief officer than many a man who had never tasted grog
in his life.
The day was devoted to games of agility and strength, and other amusements; and grog
was temperately distributed, together with bread, butter, and cheese.
It fully explained his eccentricities, John reflected sagely, as he mixed himself a grog
. Poor Alan!
Her dejection had no abatement from anything passing around her; a friend or two of her father's, as always happened if he was not with them, spent the long, long evening there; and from six o'clock till half-past nine, there was little intermission of noise or grog
. She was very low.
"I can't make this out," said he, when he came home from the play one night, and was drinking a glass of cold grog
, with his back to the wall, in order that he mightn't be able to fancy there was any one behind him--"I can't make it out," said he; and just then his eyes rested on the little closet that had been always locked up, and a shudder ran through his whole frame from top to toe.
go draw the great measure of grog
. But what's this long face about, Mr.
'But let these dear rogues go to bed; and as no house in England but this must hold you, tell me where to send for your luggage (is the old black bag among it, that went so far, I wonder!), and then, over a glass of Yarmouth grog
, we will have the tidings of ten years!'