I now went ashore at Charleston, and had my swig, as long as the money lasted.
I don't care ef there's a dozen on 'em;' and he took a swig at his bottle.
Instead, however, of jumping at the chance, he took a swig at a flask of cognac.
And Swig says: "Well, Mr. Febrile, have you ever acted ill?"
Maybe, like as not, a swig o' rum ud sweeten his bilge, sir.
Then let us ...