Who is it that refuses to drink a glass of brandy?' He asked me what countryman I was, and if I was an American." There were two others from the unfortunate Romance: A Novel - Page 414by Joseph Conrad, Ford Madox Ford - 1903 - 428 pagesFull view
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Joseph Conrad, Ford Madox Ford - 1924 - 541 pages
...ordered the steward to give us a drink of brandy. A glass was offered me, but I refused to drink it, and he said, 'Who is it that refuses to drink a glass...American." There were two others from the unfortunate Victoria —a Thomas Davis, boatswain, who had had one of Nikola's pistol-balls in his hip; and a sort...