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  • With the same reverential feeling we examined the seamen — the young gentleman in the bows of the boat — the handsome young officers of marines we met sauntering in the town next day — the Scotch surgeon who boarded us as we weighed anchor — every man, down to the broken-nosed mariner who was drunk in a wine-house, and had “Caledonia” written on his hat.

    Notes of a Journey From Cornhill to Grand Cairo

  • Returning home drunk late one night after cavorting all evening with a courtesan at a wine-house, our hero is confronted by Golden Lotus, his angry, sexually voracious Number 6 wife.

    The Tao of Health, Sex and Longevity

  • Of warriors and wives, who straightway that wine-house

    The Tale of Beowulf Sometime King of the Folk of the Weder Geats

  • Or you will perhaps be aroused from sleep, as Caper often was, by the long-drawn-out cadences of some countryman singing a _rondinella_ as he staggers along the street, fresh from a wine-house.

    The Continental Monthly, Vol. 1, No. 4, April, 1862 Devoted To Literature And National Policy

  • Eleanor peeped into the door of a wine-house, peeped over a board fence, and came back to announce:

    The Readjustment

  • He's probably a traveling agent for a Vienna glass-factory, or a drummer for a cheap wine-house, or the agent for a Munich brewery.

    The Port of Missing Men

  • Forth from that wine-house he ran into the sheltering night, till safe under the shadow of the black cypresses.

    A Victor of Salamis

  • A number of empty barrels still lay outside the wine-house waiting to be put on.

    Adventures Of Gerard

  • At that point there is a small wine-house, round which I perceived some carts and a number of people, the first that I had seen.

    Adventures Of Gerard

  • Also he would, if he could find himself in company where his person and service were unknown, in the wine-house or elsewhere, endeavor to engage those about him in conversation which he would ever lead deftly to the subject of his master and his master's purpose, and so win by a side wind, as it were, a knowledge of Florentine opinion that more than once had been valuable to Simone.

    The God of Love

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