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  • Andrew M'Clise passed with him, drinking in moderation their favourite scheedam, and indulging in the meditative merschaum.

    Olla Podrida

  • They assented willingly to the proposal, declaring that if Vanslyperken attempted to hurt the lad, they would rise, and throw Mr Vanslyperken overboard; and everything being arranged, Moggy was about to depart, when Vanslyperken, who was in a state of miserable anxiety and torture, and who had been drowning his conscience in scheedam, came on deck not a little the worse for what he had been imbibing.

    Snarley-yow or The Dog Fiend

  • At night his mind was troubled, and he dare not lay himself down to rest until he had fortified himself with several glasses of scheedam; even then his dreams frightened him; but he was to be more frightened yet.

    Snarley-yow or The Dog Fiend

  • Vanslyperken poured out another glass of scheedam, and pushed the stone bottle to the corporal, who helped himself without ceremony.

    Snarley-yow or The Dog Fiend

  • "It's a lie, all a lie," exclaimed he, at last, pouring out a tumbler of scheedam.

    Snarley-yow or The Dog Fiend

  • As soon as Moggy had taken her glass of scheedam, she began to think what she should say, for she had no message ready prepared; at last a thought struck her.

    Snarley-yow or The Dog Fiend

  • "Corporal," said Vanslyperken, "perhaps you'll like a glass of scheedam; there's some in the cupboard."

    Snarley-yow or The Dog Fiend

  • Here Mr Vanslyperken poured out another glass of scheedam, the contents of which overthrew the small remnant of his reasoning faculties.

    Snarley-yow or The Dog Fiend

  • He felt sick, and he staggered to his cupboard, poured out a tumbler of scheedam, and drank it off at a draught.

    Snarley-yow or The Dog Fiend

  • "Take a glass of this," replied Smallbones, opening the cupboard, and bringing out the scheedam.

    Snarley-yow or The Dog Fiend

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