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|A foolish man drunk becomes maudlin; a bloody man, vicious; a coarse man, |
vulgar.” —Willa Cather “A prohibitionist is the sort of man one couldn't care to
drink with, even if he drank.” —H. L. Mencken “Drugs or overeating or alcohol or
|Don't even putt. - Martin, Dean Prohibition may be a disputed theory, but none |
can say that it doesn't hold water. - Masson, Thomas L. A prohibitionist is the sort
of man one couldn't care to drink with, even if he drank. - Mencken, H. L. And ...
|Mencken, H. L. Every man sees in his relatives, and especially in his cousins, a |
series of grotesque caricatures of himself. - Mencken, H. L. No ... Mencken, H. L.
A prohibitionist is the sort of man one couldn't care to drink with, even if he drank.
|This is the often-overlooked story of how alcohol has shaped American events and the American character from the seventeenth to the twentieth century.|
|heavies – the Ku Klux Klan – used violence and intimidation to drive drink from |
the rural South. But the ... The brilliant architect of this relentless campaign was
Wayne B. Wheeler, the League's top lawyer and a man who caused outrage in
his own movement by negotiating with whiskeydrinking ... But Wheeler didn't care
if they drank, provided he could induce them to hypocritically support national
prohibition. And if he couldn't bring them to heel, then that's when he revealed his
|But— If present-day methods had been in use fifty years ago, meat would have |
cost our fathers and mothers and ... You know the workers at our booths aren't
angels, and women of this group are more under the influence of men than you
would ... in New York, where, for a girl, the step from foolishness to disaster is a
short one, said wearily: "I couldn't recommend my ... Outside the Eighteenth
Amendment OF course, to make the story right, the American ought to have said
that he drank ...
|It's kind of a pal, though. Yeah. Joey. "Pal Joey" was a movie. Yes, but Joey was |
the name of the son- in-law, too. No, he wasn't. His name is Joseph. Oh, Joseph
... You mean, what a man does to a man? I don't, yeah. ... You were drinking, and
drinking, and drinking. Now after all . . . G: Drinkin' what? R: Coffee and postum
and liquor, and you couldn't sleep. ... R: Well, even if you drank liquor, I wouldn't
care. What do ... R: A prohibitionist? ... I mean sucking on a ... breast is one thing .
|Internal Revenue Collector Ivcy, of Alaska, has closed every establishment where |
liquor is sold, even the brewery ... He said in an interview that he intended to
rigidly enforce prohibition throughout the length and breadth of Alaska, and ...
They found the front doors wide open and from one to three bartenders
dispensing drinks to their customers. ... Saved by a Kind Word. ... "If you had been
a millionaire could I have treated you more like a gentleman?" "No, you couldn't."
"I do care, Jim.
|The new communist government tried to enforce a blanket prohibition in the early |
1920s, just as their supposedly ... There are some habits that even the gulag can't
break. ... laws in 1985, he was battling not only a nation besotted by seventy
years of communistic stupor but a proud (if occasionally staggering) tradition of
nearly 1,000 years. ... (Rubber cement cut with salt was a favorite of Russia's less
discriminating topers: As one young man who once drank a glass ... Care for a
|"I wish the Mayor of New York, if he has the power, would order every bar and |
saloon in this city closed," said the ... the way drinking is done, from unattractive
and corrupting saloon surroundings; in short, from the bar. where men drink
whisky ... Even opponents of beer and light wines might admit the practical
wisdom of permitting these less harmful beverages, say .... was taking unusual
care of her white collars and cuffs. , and changing at least one day of each week
from serviceable ...