allowance of grog

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  • The allowance of grog was never issued until half an hour after the dinner time. Cited from A Voyage to Terra Australis, by Matthew Flinders
  • In the winter it is the best plan to give half the allowance of grog, instead of all wine. Cited from The Life of Nelson, Vol. II. (of 2), by A. T. (Alfred Thayer) Mahan
  • In the winter, it is the best plan to give half the allowance of grog instead of all wine. Cited from Life of Horatio Lord Viscount Nelson, Vol. II (of 2), by James Harrison
  • Sometimes the English, perhaps after taking a double allowance of grog, would fire at our heads, which appeared above water. Cited from Memoirs of Napoleon, V3, by Bourrienne
  • I shall confine you in the old castle for to-night, and give these people double allowance of grog. Cited from Guy Mannering, Vol. II, by Sir Walter Scott
  • They were so exhausted that they were sure to drink up their allowance of grog the first moment they could lay hands on it. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 8, No. 49, November, 1861, by Various
  • I shall confine you in the old castle for tonight, and give these people double allowance of grog. Cited from Guy Mannering, by Walter Scott
  • We had an additional allowance of grog served out, and what with dancing and singing, the fun was kept up till long after dark. Cited from Peter the Whaler, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • The captain ordered the exhausted crew from their guns, a strong allowance of grog was served out, and after a meal the men felt again ready for work. Cited from The Bravest of the Brave, by G. A. Henty
  • I heard him say, under his breath, that he had half a mind to issue orders for an allowance of grog to be served out to the sailors on the spot. Cited from Adventures Harry Richmond by Meredith, v4
  • But when the royal feast referred to in the last chapter was pending, he could not well refuse to issue an allowance of grog. Cited from The Island Queen, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • A double allowance of grog was served out, which made the men even more savage than before; and when they were tired of ill-treating us they took to rough play among themselves. Cited from Dick Cheveley, by W. H. G. Kingston
  • The men were then served with an extra allowance of grog, after which they were dismissed to amuse themselves in any way they pleased for the remainder of the day. Cited from The Pirate Island, by Harry Collingwood
  • Our men bore with great cheerfulness this excessive fatigue, which was much increased by their having no dry place to sleep in; and on this account we began to serve their full allowance of grog. Cited from Voyages and Travels, Vol. XVII, by Robert Kerr
  • Captain Mott, however, refused to furnish the crew of the Casket with the usual daily allowance of grog. Cited from Jack in the Forecastle, by John Sherburne Sleeper
  • The guns were secured, a liberal allowance of grog served out, and then, late as it was -- about half an hour after midnight -- all hands turned-to to repair damages. Cited from Under the Meteor Flag, by Harry Collingwood
  • Let not us sailors of late centuries take upon ourselves any airs on account of our Newtons and our Cuviers; we deserve an extra allowance of grog only. Cited from A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers
  • This was done; the dry goods, as far as we could make out, were not injured, and the men pumped spell and spell until the evening, when the captain gave them a good allowance of grog, and an hour to rest themselves. Cited from Poor Jack, by Frederick Marryat
  • Miss Fetters was more than ever possessed by the spirit of Joe Manton, whose allowance of grog having been cut off too suddenly by his death, he was continually clamoring for a dram. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 6, No. 38, December, 1860
  • So Coomber never thought of curtailing his daily allowance of grog to meet the additional expense of his household: he rather increased the allowance, that he might be able to work the boat better, as he fancied, and so catch more fish. Cited from A Sailor's Lass, by Emma Leslie
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