Brewer, pale with excitement, gazed intently into the distorted face.
Brewer, who had observed them at the same moment, was leaning forward in an attitude of rapt attention, horribly pale.
Revived by soup, Twemlow discourses mildly of the Court Circular with Boots and Brewer. Is appealed to, at the fish stage of the banquet, by Veneering, on the disputed question whether his cousin Lord Snigsworth is in or out of town?
Boots and Brewer regard this as a man to be cultivated; and Veneering is clear that he is a renumerative article.
The drayman was proved to be very drunk, and was fined, and the brewer
had to pay damages to our master; but there was no one to pay damages to poor Captain.
Already they had hired a big hall, with some of the brewer's money, and every night Jurgis brought in a dozen new members of the "Doyle Republican Association." Pretty soon they had a grand opening night; and there was a brass band, which marched through the streets, and fireworks and bombs and red lights in front of the hall; and there was an enormous crowd, with two overflow meetings--so that the pale and trembling candidate had to recite three times over the little speech which one of Scully's henchmen had written, and which he had been a month learning by heart.
Thus in the course of the campaign he handled many hundreds of dollars of the Hebrew brewer's money, administering it with naive and touching fidelity.
's dray rumbled by with its two near wheels splashed with fresh blood.
"What a pity that young man has taken such an irretrievable step in the world!" his aunt said; "with his rank and distinction he might have married a brewer
's daughter with a quarter of a million--like Miss Grains; or have looked to ally himself with the best families in England.
The names were principally the names of licensed victuallers - "poor daddy's friends, my dear." She enlarged with special appreciation on the kindness and condescension of a large brewer
, a Baronet and an M.
It did not matter whether the festival were Irish, German, or Slavonian; whether the picnic was the Bricklayers', the Brewers
', or the Butchers'.
He's a son of Watson, Crag, and Thompson--you know--the brewers
. He's spending a year with us to learn business."