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|Words of Wit, Wisdom, and Philosophy From the Bottom of the Glass Steven |
Kates. “There are hours for rest, and ... —Austin O'Malley “He is a drunkard who
takes more than three glasses though he be not drunk.” —Epictetus “I have been
|The ancient Suevi, for example, would not allow wine to be imported into their |
country, believ-. ing it to be pernicious to the ... man is a drunkard who takes more
than three glasses ; and though he be not drunk, he hath exceeded moderation.
|1 If, for example, someone experienced a severe and unexpected pain and |
thought it signalled a major illness, he ... “If you wish to be a writer, write”, or “He
is a drunkard who takes more than three glasses though he be not drunk”, the
last of ...
|3. The drunkard in his cups takes God's name in vain by his oaths. 4. The |
drunkard makes no difference of day ; he is ... he is a drunkard that drinks more
than doth him good, and that, though he be not himself drunk, yet he makes
|(3.) The drunkard in his cups takes God's name in vain by his oaths. (4.) The |
drunkard makes no difference of days; ... drunkard that drinks more than doth him
good,and that, though he be not himselsdrunk, yet he makes another drunk, Hab.
|3. Francis Donoghue, aged forty-one, druggist, Killarney, a freeholder for the |
county of Kerry, took pledge, July 8, 1839. ... Lost his appetite latterly, so that,
perhaps, he would not eat more than once in forty-eight hours ; but lived on
whisky. His face became as red as a rose, and he found that two glasses in a
morning would make him stupid and drunk. This told ... When he first heard of the
tee-totallers, he was very glad ; but thought it could not apply to confirmed
drunkards like himself.
|The man who would not gamble without drinking, will gamble when he is one-|
fourth drunk. And the man who never intended to take more than two glasses of
beer can be tempted to take more when he is already one-fourth drunk! ... The
man with two or three glasses of beer in his stomach begins to be a very unsafe
driver. He ... One who doesn't mind breaking hearts, and breaking homes, and
making paupers and harlots and drunkards and damning souls, wouldn't mind
breaking the ...
|His eldest son tried to persuade him to go to Cork, having been there himself; but |
he said it would kill him in a week. ... who knew him, and gave him a trifle; but he
always spent it, and got so drunk that he could not find the way to Father Matthew
. ... had any appetite unless he drank whisky) thought he should have died, but
felt quite content, though sure that a glass ... 3. Francis Donoghue, aged forty-one
, druggist, Killarney, a freeholder for the county of Kerry, took pledge, July 8, 1839
|We shall not attempt to give more than a mere sketch of his address, which wao |
rather rambling in its character, and yet ... He began by saying that it was rather
mortifying to confess himself a drunkard ; but he ought not to be ashamed, since
he had ... Last summer got drunk at one time and started for home — took the
wrong course, and when I came to myself, found ... Just one glass with me for old
acquaintance sake,' and I have been three weeks in his bar room, drunk day and
|His career is that of most drunkards: first spenders; then drunkards on credit |
established during the spending davs; then ... I have one customer who comes in
once or twice a day for months, buys a glass of beer, pays, and goes out. He ...
Take beer. Quit now instead of when you're too sick to drink any more." He didn't
speak, just looked at me, and ... If he had asked for whisky, brandy, anything else,
I would not have given it a thought. ... In a few minutes he was maudlin, pitifully