M. M. Plentiful diet of flesh-meat and vegetables with small-beer.
His usual beverage was small-beer and cider, and Madeira wine.
One morning a man stepped in and bought a bottle of small-beer.
"Bread and cheese and small-beer, father," says she, smiling.
This production ‘was voted heretical,’ and burned by the hands of the small-beer drawer, while the author was expelled.
He asked especially for Sarah's small-beer, and drank two or three large glasses of it.
As often as I called for small-beer, the master tipped the wink, and the servant brought me a brimmer of October.
Fitzherbert was one who took his small-beer, but it was so bad that the servants resolved not to drink it.
Is there no small-beer there, that you go coughing and staining your bib over wine forbidden?
But in some ways he was a kind of Thackeray several degrees underproof—a small-beer Thackeray that was a very excellent creature.