Brandy


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BRANDY. A spirituous liquor made of wine by distillation. See stat. 22 Car. H. c. 4.

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If he had thoughts at all, they hung around that brandy bottle.
Before him stood the orderly with a tray of brandy and salted cucumbers.
All that they possessed, including some wondrous brandy, was placed at the absolute disposition of Dirkovitch, and he enjoyed himself hugely - even more than among the Black Tyrones.
With this, and with my aid, Hands bound up the great bleeding stab he had received in the thigh, and after he had eaten a little and had a swallow or two more of the brandy, he began to pick up visibly, sat straighter up, spoke louder and clearer, and looked in every way another man.
There's very little brandy in it, sir," he said, turning it downwards over the glass, as he held it before the window; "hardly this little glassful.
Any way,' said Sleary, after putting his lips to his brandy and water, 'ith fourteen month ago, Thquire, thinthe we wath at Chethter.
Give me some brandy for him first,' says the doctor; 'and then get him home at once.
And now, as I hear you're a little short of brandy in the fore-part, I'll offer ye a change: a bottle of brandy against two buckets of water.
Mrs Bangham,' said the doctor, before he had been there twenty minutes, 'go outside and fetch a little brandy, or we shall have you giving in.
He asked me no questions, but gave me some more brandy and water and pressed me to eat.
Good, who had charge of the flask of brandy, got it out and looked at it longingly; but Sir Henry promptly took it away from him, for to drink raw spirit would only have been to precipitate the end.
The attendant, who still moved about like a man in a dream, brought them some brandy and soda and served them with shaking hand.