The champagne was quaffed
from huge golden goblets.
The long, barbed steel goblets were lifted; and to cries and maledictions against the white whale, the spirits were simultaneously quaffed
down with a hiss.
Without alighting from his horse, the conqueror called for a bowl of wine, and opening the beaver, or lower part of his helmet, announced that he quaffed
it, ``To all true English hearts, and to the confusion of foreign tyrants.
Twas ruled that he who quaffed
no fancy's bowl Should drain the "Golden Valley"* cups of wine.
Thou hast quaffed
off my wine, and canst be man no longer.
the liquid and returned the goblet to his hand.
Numerous toasts were offered and quaffed
, in the wines of France, to the celebrated travellers who had made their names illustrious by their explorations of African territory.
We pegged and quaffed
away in silence for a while, until the time came when, instead of sitting bolt upright, and grasping the knife and fork firmly, we leant back in our chairs and worked slowly and carelessly - when we stretched out our legs beneath the table, let our napkins fall, unheeded, to the floor, and found time to more critically examine the smoky ceiling than we had hitherto been able to do - when we rested our glasses at arm's-length upon the table, and felt good, and thoughtful, and forgiving.
And Zarathustra ran and ran, but he found no one else, and was alone and ever found himself again; he enjoyed and quaffed
his solitude, and thought of good things--for hours.
Portions of marmalade had likewise been distributed on a service of plates constructed of curlpaper; and cowslip wine had been quaffed
from the small squat measuring glass in which little Rickitts (a junior of weakly constitution) took her steel drops daily.
To this, his new habitation, Tom Cobb, Phil Parkes, and Solomon Daisy went regularly every night: and in the chimney-corner, they all four quaffed
, and smoked, and prosed, and dozed, as they had done of old.
Despite not wanting a fuss, Dad ruddy well got one - and after the candles had been blown out and the prosecco quaffed
, I think he'd had a much-deserved happy birthday.