The brewing of quass, the daily baking of bread, and perhaps even the vapour-baths, mainly contributed to this.
I have soiled my belly with quass, and hooch, and 'Three Star.'
And each spoke friendly words and said that the quass was good, till all had drunk.
Let me be your servant and slave as before, for I would not give a glass of quass for the freedom we gain, by becoming soldiers.
In the middle was the barrel of quass, and by it a slave to serve the drink.
quass is a native drink, harmless and acid, made with rye and water fermented.
quass, a beer made in Russia from rye grain, employed as vinegar when sour.
Then he gave a sign, and the slave dipped a gourd full of quass and passed it to Ligoun, as was fit, for his was the highest rank.
As Bolton had vanished next morning, quass obeyed instructions, with the result which everyone knew.
But first of all, there was to be a meeting of the chiefs with Niblack, and a drowning of all enmities in quass.