whisky-and-soda love

whisky-and-soda

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  • I had seen whisky drunk, such as whisky-and-soda by the men of the clubs, but never as these men drank it, from pannikins and mugs, and from the bottles — great brimming drinks, each one of which was in itself a debauch.

    Chapter 26

  • There I breakfasted off a whisky-and-soda and some biscuits from the cupboard.

    The Thirty-Nine Steps

  • I was getting worried by the antics of this nervous little chap. There was a tray of drinks on a table beside him, from which he filled himself a stiff whisky-and-soda.

    The Thirty-Nine Steps

  • There was certainly nothing so startling in those mellow tones that the big Englishman next me should start and swear and spill his whisky-and-soda on my sleeve.

    The Moon of Skulls

  • Once barely sipping at wines, cocktails, brandy-and-soda, she now took to the latter, or, rather, to a new whisky-and-soda combination known as “highball” with a kind of vehemence which had little to do with a taste for the thing itself.

    The Titan

  • The two gentlemen strangers, who had brought Morton to the house in their car, were the first to take their departure, after Morton's dramatic exit, although they remained long enough to imbibe a whisky-and-soda, and to hear what Jack Gardner still had to say.

    The Last Woman

  • A whisky-and-soda, and a double one at that, to drink -- he was tired of these French wines.

    "Contemptible", by "Casualty"

  • They allowed him meat, and once, owing to a mistake on the part of the young Hurrier, a whisky-and-soda.

    "Contemptible", by "Casualty"

  • After a couple of hours weary tramping, they came upon a Company Headquarters in the front line, and there, comfortably ensconced in an easy-chair, with a large whisky-and-soda by his (p. 022) side and a cigarette in his mouth, sat the missing officer.

    Three years in France with the Guns: Being Episodes in the life of a Field Battery

  • He rang the bell again and ordered a stiff whisky-and-soda.

    Uncanny Tales

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