eau-de-vie ordinaire, or common brandy, is distilled from inferior or spoilt white or red wines; average sp.
The latter seated himself at a table, and ordered bread, cheese and a small glass of eau-de-vie.
In shape, in colour, it resembled the tubs in which Guernsey ordinarily exported its eau-de-vie.
I run from one to the other, offer them salts and eau-de-vie, tear my hair, and sometimes I even cry with them.
I stood by her supporting her head on my breast, while Justine ran for camphor and eau-de-vie.
Among the four Frenchmen who compose the post, I found only on my arrival one convict, opposite a quart of eau-de-vie.
Revived with eau-de-vie de Cognac, he insisted on accompanying them.
He had been drinking freely and still carried a jug of eau-de-vie, from which he drank at intervals while he talked.
It was the serenity of the infant ages enveloping the joy of a tribe of savages, intoxicated by their first cask of eau-de-vie.
It was like, perhaps, eau-de-vie with liquorice-juice in it; or rather one might say rum, sugared and burned.