And why buy two pints when a larger bottle would be cheaper?
Dean wondered if he'd fortified himself with one of the pints of vodka.
"Go buy a couple of pints of vodka, Seymour," Dean said as the trio left.
At this rate we'll have twelve pints in less than two hours.
Even so, she had managed to can thirty pints of green beans and twenty pints of tomatoes so far.
How many pints of fruits and vegetables had been processed in this kitchen over the years?
West Virginia, estimates that in fairly good producing sand a cubic foot of rock contains from 6 to 12 pints of oil.
The weights and measures in use are practically those of China; the dry measures, the most commonly employed, are the bre or bo of about four pints and the bchal of twenty bo; the capacity of the bo varies according to localities.
The amoun brewed per head of the population amounted, in 1905, roughly t 160 imperial pints in the excise district; to 450 in Bavaria; 280 jI Wurttemberg; 260 in Baden; and 122 in Alsace-Lorraine.
The simple "syrup" of the British Pharmacopoeia is prepared by adding 1000 grams (or 5 lb) of refined sugar to 500 cubic centimetres (or two pints) of boiling distilled water, heating until it is dissolved and subsequently adding boiling distilled water until the weight of the whole is 1500 grams (or 71 lb).
The process of preparation is thus described by Hugh M'Callum, government analyst at Hong-Kong: " The opium is removed from its covering of leaves, &c., moistened with a little water, and allowed to stand for about fourteen hours; it is then divided into pans, 22 balls of opium and about to pints of water going to each pan; it is now boiled and stirred occasionally until a uniform mixture having the consistence of a thin paste is obtained.
Per barrel - a sum which would not when divided by the pints in a barrel amount to the smallest coin of the realm.