1 We had luncheon in the dining-room, darkened, too, against the heat, and drank down nervous gayety with the cold ale.
2 His hand, trembling with his effort at self control, bore to his lips the last of his glass of ale.
3 We were all irritable now with the fading ale and, aware of it, we drove for a while in silence.
4 Daisy and Tom were sitting opposite each other at the kitchen table with a plate of cold fried chicken between them and two bottles of ale.
5 They were her countrywomen: and the beef and ale of their native land, with a moral diet not a whit more refined, entered largely into their composition.
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6 There's half a pint of ale for you.
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7 There was wine, and there was strong ale; and after dinner Mrs. Micawber made us a bowl of hot punch with her own hands.
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8 My aunt being resolute, I went out and got the ale myself.
9 I warmed the ale and made the toast on the usual infallible principles.
10 My aunt went on with a quiet enjoyment, in which there was very little affectation, if any; drinking the warm ale with a tea-spoon, and soaking her strips of toast in it.
11 My aunt's tears of pleasure were positively trickling down into the warm ale.
12 He would have nothing stronger than ale; and while it was being brought, and being warmed at the fire, he sat thinking.
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13 Finally, there arose betwixt Isaac and his satellites a deadly feud, concerning the quantity of wine and ale to be allowed for consumption at each meal.
14 So the Prior of Saint Botolph's hobbled back again into the refectory, to preside over the stockfish and ale, which was just serving out for the friars' breakfast.
15 In one place cooks were toiling to roast huge oxen, and fat sheep; in another, hogsheads of ale were set abroach, to be drained at the freedom of all comers.