Sobers


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Sobers

Sir Garfield St. Auburn, known as Garry. born 1936, West Indian (Barbadian) cricketer; one of the finest all-rounders of all time
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Father is much better," replied Jo, trying to keep sober.
You've no call to catch cold; and I'd ask you if you'd be so good as tell my husband to come, on your way back-- he's at the Rainbow, I doubt--if you found him anyway sober enough to be o' use.
Wid that I wint out into the camp an' inthrojuced mysilf to ivry man sober enough to remimber me.
And on Monday morning, weary, he began the new week's work, but he had kept sober.
No wild passion of love, such as he had had for Steward, did he bear Villa and Harley, but he did develop for them a great, sober love.
It was also of some importance that I should speak to her while she was sober enough to understand what I meant in a general way.
Alas," said the Policeman, "why did I not attack the sober one before exhausting myself upon the other?
But they were of good standing, had always been considered truthful, were sober at the time of the occurrence, and nothing ever transpired to discredit their sworn account of their extraordinary adventure, concerning the truth of which, nevertheless, public opinion was divided, throughout the United Kingdom.
It was very hard to keep sober, but Rose managed it and answered gravely
When they are sober they want to drink; and when they have drunk they want to drink more.
They would be sober sometimes for months together, drinking nothing stronger than tea.
Amongst other things they spoke of the middle ages: some praised that period as far more interesting, far more poetical than our own too sober present; indeed Councillor Knap defended this opinion so warmly, that the hostess declared immediately on his side, and both exerted themselves with unwearied eloquence.