When Sir William drank the last of the winter's ale, I shoved aside my small-beer and sent for a mug.
M. M. Plentiful diet of flesh-meat and vegetables with small-beer.
He asked especially for Sarah's small-beer, and drank two or three large glasses of it.
His usual beverage was small-beer and cider, and Madeira wine.
I do not sing, either, except in a small-beer voice; and when I tried to sew I pricked my fingers with the needle.
One morning a man stepped in and bought a bottle of small-beer.
Then I placed him in bed, bled him copiously, and forbade his taking anything stronger than small-beer.
This production ‘was voted heretical,’ and burned by the hands of the small-beer drawer, while the author was expelled.
Is there no small-beer there, that you go coughing and staining your bib over wine forbidden?
Fitzherbert was one who took his small-beer, but it was so bad that the servants resolved not to drink it.