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This difficulty of making a tight and safe boiler, that puzzled Watt, was moonshine to Trevithick.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
So home by moonshine, and by the way was overtaken by the Comptroller's coach, and so home to his house with him.
DIARY OF SAMUEL PEPYS, COMPLETESAMUEL PEPYS
So leaving them in the same discontent I went away home, it being a brave moonshine, and to bed.
DIARY OF SAMUEL PEPYS, COMPLETESAMUEL PEPYS
So my wife walking and singing upon the leads till very late, it being pleasant and moonshine, and so to bed.
DIARY OF SAMUEL PEPYS, COMPLETESAMUEL PEPYS
The sky looks ever so deep when you lay down on your back in the moonshine; I never knowed it before.
ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
This evening being moonshine I played a little late upon my flageolette in the garden.
DIARY OF SAMUEL PEPYS, COMPLETESAMUEL PEPYS
Something forced into blossom, perhaps, behind brittle glass, under barren winter moonshine?
MOLLY MAKE-BELIEVEELEANOR HALLOWELL ABBOTT
The misty moonshine fell over her close dark hair and slender figure.
THE RAKE'S PROGRESSMARJORIE BOWEN
I suppose they have no objection to allow me to behold the moonshine of their resplendent features.
JACK HARKAWAY'S BOY TINKER AMONG THE TURKSBRACEBRIDGE HEMYNG
Quickly he stole on tiptoe in the dim moonshine in the direction of the noise, feeling as he went for one of the switches.
MASTERPIECES OF MYSTERY, VOL. 1 (OF 4)VARIOUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO MOONSHINE

  • alcohol
  • aqua vitae
  • booze
  • broth
  • decoction
  • drinkable
  • elixir
  • extract
  • firewater
  • fluid
  • hard stuff
  • inebriant
  • infusion
  • intoxicant
  • liquid
  • moonshine
  • poison
  • potable
  • sauce
  • solvent
  • spirits
  • stock
  • the bottle
  • whiskey
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