In a few moments every spring had its jovial knot of hard drinkers, with tin cup in hand, indulging in a mock carouse; quaffing
, pledging, toasting, bandying jokes, singing drinking songs, and uttering peals of laughter, until it seemed as if their imaginations had given potency to the beverage, and cheated them into a fit of intoxication.
Even while quaffing
the third draught of the Fountain of Youth, they were almost awed by the expression of his mysterious visage.
Now, well would it have been for him who had first spoken had he left Robin Hood alone; but his anger was hot, both because the youth had gotten the better of him and because of the deep draughts of ale that he had been quaffing
. So, of a sudden, without any warning, he sprang to his feet, and seized upon his bow and fitted it to a shaft.
In this new part, Ulysses saw his two and twenty friends represented as sitting on cushions and canopied thrones, greedily devouring dainties, and quaffing
deep draughts of wine.
You'll go down in history We'll live our lives Send a medal to your mothers or wives So the game goes on Pieces pushed around the board As you exit the crowd will applaud We're in it together The rich quaffing
wine The dead fertilising the vine by Anthony Tinsley
Guests were reportedly welcomed by a steel band before feasting on South African wagyu beef and quaffing
iced beers, champagne and ice luges filled with vodka, in a throwback to Mahiki - the groom's favourite London nightclub.
For an afternoon it felt like we were in the movies as we sat in the back quaffing
champagne (well, that was me and my two girlfriends Lisa and Deena) and soft drinks (Kiki, her sis and her friends Carlitos, Emilia and Eddie).
A thirsty Andy declined the other drinks on offer at the bash - before quaffing
a glass of Irn-Bru to cheers from well-wishers.
Dee, real name Dierdre Kelly, was pictured quaffing
bottles of champagne, shots and cocktails and also judged a wet T-shirt contest.
If we stopped to think about what is going in Syria while we sit here quaffing
, we'd go mad" - Gyles Brandreth, new editor of the Oxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations.
It had nothing to do with quaffing
the champagne at Lord's which apparently was costing a mere PS13.50 per glass at an outlet behind the Lord's pavilion.
One pollster said "the quipping would be as good as the quaffing
" with Fry.