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When Fate has first granted just a sip of the wine of success the slip between the cup and lip comes hardest.
He felt that to eat would choke him, but forced himself to take a sip of coffee and a bit of corn bread.
THE CROMPTONSMARY J. HOLMES
How daintily they sip it; how happy they seem; how that lucky rogue of an Irishman prattles away!
LITTLE TRAVELS AND ROADSIDE SKETCHESWILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY
But at this Worse looked so ferocious, that his friend took a long sip, and followed it by a fit of coughing.
SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
Billy shook hands, and took a sip out of the case-bottle, by way of clenching the reconciliation.
Why, how she drumbles—I warrant she stops to take a sip on the road, and then you will think you have had unchristian measure.
THE FORTUNES OF NIGELSIR WALTER SCOTT
And so she spoke of the vine-enfolded cottage in which she fondly hoped they might soon sip together the conjugal sweets.
A great deal of laughter ensued, and Mrs. Sanders volunteered to humour him, so she took a slight sip out of her glass.
THE PICKWICK PAPERSCHARLES DICKENS
But to sip the full pleasure of a library you must be alone, and you must take the books yourself from the shelves.
THE HILLS AND THE VALERICHARD JEFFERIES
A portion was set before each of them, with the punga, or preliminary sip, which custom required on the part of the entertainers.
FORGING THE BLADESBERTRAM MITFORD

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