Usage examples for drinking

  1. Among the guests there was a great deal of health- drinking. – In the Courts of Memory 1858-1875. by L. de Hegermann-Lindencrone
  2. If he don't get it, he and Miss Coulthurst will come right down to drinking water. – Delilah of the Snows by Harold Bindloss
  3. Have you been drinking to- night? – From the Housetops by George Barr McCutcheon
  4. There they were drinking tea. – The Lady with the Dog and Other Stories by Anton Chekhov
  5. He did a lot of drinking. – Four-Day Planet by Henry Beam Piper
  6. He was hanging around all Saturday afternoon and drinking. – The Auto Boys' Vacation by James A. Braden
  7. While they were still drinking, a letter came to O'Conor, and it was in the letter that a friend of his was dead, and that he would have to go away on a long journey. – The Aran Islands by John M. Synge
  8. " Say," he said, more cheerfully than he had yet spoken, " you haven't been drinking, have you?" – Sowing Seeds in Danny by Nellie L. McClung
  9. And in six months the hawker came back to say that mother was dead and that father had sold Loudacott and was gone to live in the town, where he was drinking and doing no good. – The Drummer's Coat by J. W. Fortescue
  10. The Bishop, good man, was at this moment drinking champagne. – Father Stafford by Anthony Hope
  11. He sat still all the time drinking 'is beer and smiling at 'em and giving 'em good advice 'ow to get that gold watch. – Ship's Company, The Entire Collection by W.W. Jacobs
  12. So Hector went on drinking the water and getting a little better. – Gutta-Percha Willie by George MacDonald
  13. And that night Billy swore off drinking coffee. – Hopalong Cassidy's Rustler Round-Up Bar-20 by Clarence Edward Mulford
  14. He might be hungry, but his breath indicated that he had been drinking. – Walter Sherwood's Probation by Horatio Alger
  15. He brought forward another drinking- cup and a bottle. – The-Choir-Invisible by Allen, James Lane
  16. You're not in the habit of drinking any thing? – The Lights and Shadows of Real Life by T.S. Arthur Edition: 10 Language: English
  17. They then sat drinking in silence for some time. – Cord and Creese by James de Mille
  18. Think of it, she said to Richard while they were drinking tea together, two great events occurred to me yesterday, one a very happy one, the other very sad. – The Song of Songs by Hermann Sudermann