Because he might have had another pint, or another two pints, before he came.
The hyseters he has eat, and the pints of ale he has drank, in this house—!'
Put them into a saucepan, with four pints of water, and boil gently for five hours.
The next day put the ingredients together, pour on three pints of boiling milk, let it stand two days, and strain it off.
Let them boil gently till the liquor is reduced to three pints, and strain it off; when only milk warm, pour it on the maw.
Clean the fish, and set them on the fire with three pints of water; add some parsley, a slice of onion, and a few peppercorns.
We have just twenty gallons of it, or one hundred and sixty pints.
This canteen only holds three pints; that's great deal less'n you do.
Doggie drank a glass of beer while Phineas swallowed a couple of pints.
Simmer the lentils gently in three pints of water for one and a half hours.