I have no notion of going anywhere with Professor Bumper.
But what has your friend Professor Bumper to do with it?
Though, if Professor Bumper has his way, the idol will be coming out instead of coming in.
The monarch was pacified; and having drained another bumper
with no very perceptible ill effect, Hop-Frog entered at once, and with spirit, into the plans for the masquerade.
Just the same they got bumper
crops, an' father's house-patch of tomatoes was eaten by the black beetles.
Hugh readily complied--pouring no liquor on the floor when he drank this toast--and they pledged the secretary as a man after their own hearts, in a bumper
Pickwick filled and drained a bumper
with a trembling hand; and his eyes moistened as his friends rose with one accord, and pledged him from their hearts.
Immediately flying to the bell, and calling for mulled wine as impetuously as if it had been wanted for instant use in the recovery of some person apparently drowned, the single gentleman made Kit's mother swallow a bumper
of it at such a high temperature that the tears ran down her face, and then hustled her off to the chaise again, where--not impossibly from the effects of this agreeable sedative--she soon became insensible to his restlessness, and fell fast asleep.
I impute it, though, to their naturally unctuous natures, being rendered still more unctuous by the nature of their vocation, and especially by their pursuing their game in those frigid Polar Seas, on the very coasts of that Esquimaux country where the convivial natives pledge each other in bumpers
of train oil.
There was no stint of generous wine, for it was a hard-drinking period, a time of loyal toasts, and bacchanalian songs, and brimming bumpers
He swallowed huge bumpers
of wine, but the more he swallowed, the more he frowned.
This account so pleased Jones, and threw him into such immoderate excess of rapture, that he might be truly said to be drunk with joy--an intoxication which greatly forwards the effects of wine; and as he was very free too with the bottle on this occasion (for he drank many bumpers
to the doctor's health, as well as to other toasts) he became very soon literally drunk.