They implored him not to uncork
the bottle, since they and all their people were firm friends of the white men, and would always remain so; but, should the small-pox be once let out, it would run like wildfire throughout the country, sweeping off the good as well as the bad; and surely he would not be so unjust as to punish his friends for crimes committed by his enemies.
"AU REVOIR," said the Musketeer, making a sign to Grimaud to uncork
the bottle he had just brought.
Then take a two-ounce bottle of chloroform, uncork
it, and slip it under the edge of the box.
There was no label this time with the words `DRINK ME,' but nevertheless she uncorked
it and put it to her lips.
Upon that, agitated anew by their attachment to him, yet honourably disposed to her, Marian uncorked
the penny ink-bottle they shared, and a few lines were concocted between the two girls.
Meantime he uncorked
the bottles and went to smell if the pie was good.
Later that day, in England, a Lord Greystoke ate bountifully of things he had not killed, and he drank other things which were uncorked
to the accompaniment of much noise.
Lebedeff had roused great indignation in some of his auditors (it should be remarked that the bottles were constantly uncorked
during his speech); but this unexpected conclusion calmed even the most turbulent spirits.
The priest picked it up; in a quick, unobtrusive manner he uncorked
and sniffed it, and his heavy face turned the colour of clay.
Pickwick had, in an abstracted mood, uncorked
John Dawkins (otherwise the Artful Dodger), who had followed his venerable friend into the room, hastily deposited on the floor a bundle with which he was laden; and snatching a bottle from the grasp of Master Charles Bates who came close at his heels, uncorked
it in a twinkling with his teeth, and poured a portion of its contents down the patient's throat: previously taking a taste, himself, to prevent mistakes.
He made the salad; and uncorked
the Champagne; and carved the chickens; and ate and drank the greater part of the refreshments on the tables.