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.
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.
"AU REVOIR," said the Musketeer, making a sign to Grimaud to uncork
the bottle he had just brought.
Meantime he uncorked
the bottles and went to smell if the pie was good.
Then take a two-ounce bottle of chloroform, uncork
it, and slip it under the edge of the box.
"Well, sir," said Western (the froth bursting forth from his lips the moment they were uncorked
), "you cannot say but I have heard you out, and now I expect you'll hear me; and if I don't answer every word on't, why then I'll consent to gee the matter up.
By that time we had the fire lighted, and a bottle of wine uncorked
; a good supper came out of the basket, to which Torrance and I and Alan set ourselves down; while the lawyer and my uncle passed into the next chamber to consult.
Shelby, dryly; and, seeking to turn the conversation, he uncorked
a bottle of fresh wine, and asked his companion's opinion of it.
Alan must have uncorked
a bottle of whisky and drank three or four glasses one after the other, without sitting down, for there was no chair, and that in his own cold lobby on this freezing night!
Our host, in due season, uncorked
a bottle of Madeira, of such exquisite perfume and admirable flavor that he surely must have discovered it in an ancient bin, down deep beneath the deepest cellar, where some jolly old butler stored away the Governor's choicest wine, and forgot to reveal the secret on his death-bed.
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.