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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.
Deets Pickett, Clarence True Wilson, Ernest Dailey Smith - 1917 - Read - More editions
|"The other two dropped out of sight before they died; one a bum and the other |
reported in care of old friends. ... "I have watched this matter of drinking in
athletics for a long time and there are no two sides to it. One of the ... This team
would be the champion team to-day if it were not for booze.' " "Billy" ... He was
one of the brightest and brainiest men in baseball, but he couldn't beat the booze
|As far as this company is concerned, prohibition makes our task harder, if |
anything. In the first place, it is all a mistake to think that a man who has been in
the habit of consuming hard drinks would turn to soft drinks as the next substitute.
... We would regard it practically as an insult to a man to invite him to drink orange
- crush because he couldn't get whiskey. ... It does not mean a great deal to them
even to say that one is going to spend a million and a quarter dollars in
|Perhaps, for a few weeks, it will again be possible to buy drinks in what used to |
be wet territory. But we ... You have to know a man's record and his views about
prohibition before you can appraise the value of what he says. ... Even the people
sitting at the next table, seeing a waiter opening a bottle of ginger ale for you,
couldn't be sure that it wasn't just what it ... If you registered at any one of several
New York hotels, the clerk could often tell you of some little place around the
|At every telling point in the ballyhoo, I would cough as if I would croak any minute|
. ... I learned to take on a drink or two occasionally and on one night in a middle-
western town got so loaded I woke up the next ... How I got there I don't even
remember. ... Prohibition was now with us, and the kind of whiskey I drank was
$20.00 and more by the quart. .... He began by pointing out what I couldn't
dispute, that I had no faith in anything, man or God, that all my life I had lived as I
James C. Street, Frederic Richard Lees, Dawson Burns - 1862 - Read
|From one mournful example of the evil results to which drinking often leads |
among the Fellows, even those of them ... H. Gale and I were in Oxford last May,
on our Temperance deputation, we went one afternoon to service in one of the ...
If there were efforts made for the promotion of Temperance in our colleges, we
should not have occasion to mourn over the blighted lives of such talented men
as Porson, nor would the principal of a theological college be compelled to say,
as he said ...
|Where thero has been no prohibition, the men are quarrelsome, disorderly, and |
slovenly. Where intoxicating drinks are excluded, the men save and send home
their wages ; where they ar not, their wages are consumed. ... No small number of
officers in high command are teetotalers One of the most impressive sights I
witnessed, was the passage through this ... My Bon has just gone down to
Washington,! hear, with the 7th New York Regiment; ami if he falls, 1 may come
home to tuke ...