Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See beer.
“Last week, Carlsberg rival SABMiller PLC said it estimated that lager-beer volumes in Russia fell 9% in the three months ended June 30 from a year earlier, although it managed to maintain its market share.”
“They probably would feel more at home on first landing at New York than any of the others, for the lower part of the city is to a great extent inhabited by Germans, and at that time there were about 2000 houses where their favourite beverage, _lager-beer_, could be procured.”
“There was a vast amount of red -- good to see at any time, because one knows that some real work is done in there, a deuce of a lot of blue, a little green, smears of orange, and, on the East Coast, a purple patch, to show where the jolly pioneers of progress drink the jolly lager-beer.”
“We are not excited by the intelligence that Mr. Mackay had an altercation with a negro servant on board a Sound steamer, because he could not have lager-beer at table.”
“The national odor of Dutchmen, as distinctive of the race as that which, constantly ascending to heaven, has distended the nostrils of the negro, is as unmistakable as that peculiar to a polecat, an old pipe, or a lager-beer saloon.”
“Houses may burn down or decay, churches may be sold and turned into ice-cream saloons and lager-beer depots -- as Mr. Dunstable's was; but these lofty pines and rugged hemlocks will stand for centuries, to mark the spot where, in my girlhood, I plighted my troth to that _dear_ Dobbs.”
“Haight was the real head-man, but he was too fond of lager-beer to be in trusted with so large a business.”
“The Germans put seats in a lager-beer saloon, and would not attend unless I made a speech there; so I had a small audience.”
“We have read our share of Italian travels, both in prose and verse, but, as the nicely discriminating Dutchman found that "too moch brahndee was too moch, but too moch lager-beer was jost hright," so we are inclined to say that too much Italy is just what we want.”
“Mozart, to the little rooms where sixpenny tickets procure lager-beer as well as music for the purchaser, the drama is worshipped.”
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