hollands with the Dutch, sherbet with a Turk, sloe juice with an Englishman, and water with a simple Gentoo.
Dan. [Going.] Dang me, but he's a rum customer! It's my opinion, he'll take a fancy to our sour beer. [Exit into the House
Pereg. Is your house far from the sea-shore?
Mrs. Brul. About three miles, sir.
Pereg. So!--And I have wandered upon the heath four hours, before day-break.
Mrs. Brul. Lackaday! has any thing happened to you, sir?
Pereg. Shipwreck--that's all.
Mrs. Brul. Mercy on us! cast away?
Pereg. On your coast, here.
Dennis. Then, compliment apart, sir, you take a ducking as if you had been used to it.
Pereg. Life's a lottery, friend; and man should make up his mind to the blanks. On what part of Cornwall am I thrown?
Mrs. Brul. We are two miles from Penzance, sir.
Pereg. Ha!--from Penza