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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
|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.
|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 ...
|At any rate, one young man, with a checkered career and vest and no back to his |
head, kept reciting from Kipling and assuring us that he was headed for a place
Where there ar'n't no Ten Commandments an' a man can raise a thirst. ... It
couldn't rock any worse than the train had; but the crossing was reported to have
the English Channel and the Bay of Biscay ... the consequent abolition of any
speed limit the city has practically no accidents except to the nerves of the
|tal bugles; while over this, again, is, cross-roads village in the last five years ' he |
arouses suspicion that he is likely, ~' BUTTER —Retail. Market Square .... All of
the smart evening frocks are richly embroidered in beads of one kind or another
—~sometimes of many kinds. ... One of the favorite arguments of Prohibitionists is
that even if they cannot'prev,ent drinking men from getting drinks, the next
generation will ... boots made to oruer, y. ou couldn't have ' 1. cm made better
than 1 the (.
|If there is any one business more than another that, in the interest of the public, |
ought to be in the hands of men with conscience ... A proper kind of license law
can do considerable toward improving the personnel of the trade. ... at all liable to
be led astrav under the license system, is far more liable to go astray under a
system that encourages secret drinking. ... The genial host felt relieved when he
found that his guest was not complaining abo!:: the service. "Well, well," he said, "
I didn't ...
|No church ever died unworthily when ,it died in sacrifice for the people whom |
Christ has given it as its care. ... So you see I just couldn't take anything that
would make my thoughts dull and keep me from understanding. ... one's pocket
and to read a chapter daily—has in it a mechanical element to which certain
types of Christians are not readily drawn. ... And the frank, crisp, business-like—in
some places, electric—style of writing is just as sure to keep him reading to the
end, even if he ...
|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. ... Take all
the women out, and I'll tell you. Oh well, I don't. ... You mean, what a man does to
a man? I don't ... R: Coffee and postum and liquor, and you couldn't sleep. C: I
wasn't drinkin' any liquor. No liquor. No liquor. R: Well, even if you drank liquor, I
wouldn't care. ... R: A prohibitionist? ... I mean sucking on a ... breast is one thing .
|This groundbreaking novel from acclaimed American writer Willa Cather was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1923.|