Every fourth or fifth house is a rum shop, and the so-called palm-wine sheds are filled every night with drunken men and women.
A pale face would be as much out of place in an American rum shop as a strawberry patch in an alkaline desert.
It is displayed on the 17th of March in nearly every rum shop, gambling hell, and thieves' den in New York.
One of those chaps that are hanging round Tibbett's rum shop out at the Corners.
Cross roads are always a favourite place of meeting, and a rum shop is generally to be found there.
In our country towns a rum shop or a drunken man can rarely be found, where formerly liquors were sold at every store.
There is a little grocery, a rum shop, a town, and by and by a city.