Alcohol: its place and power

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Scottish Temperance League, 1858 - Alcohol - 151 pages
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sieek khunt wat a gr8 read
Sam Tung Wong no not sumtingwong(something wrong for the mentally challened like stephen hawking and sheryar awankerr) see wat i did there a wan ker
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Page 81 - Give strong drink unto him that is ready to perish, and wine unto those that be of heavy hearts. Let him drink and forget his poverty and remember his misery no more.
Page 141 - He goeth after her straightway, as an ox goeth to the slaughter, or as a fool to the correction of the stocks; till a dart strike through his liver; as a bird hasteth to the snare, and knoweth not that it is for his life.
Page 76 - Drink no longer water, but use a little wine for thy stomach's sake and thine often infirmities.
Page 68 - For, lo, the winter is past, The rain is over and gone ; The flowers appear on the earth ; The time of the singing of birds is come, And the voice of the turtle is heard in our land ; The fig tree putteth forth her green figs, And the vines with the tender grape give a good smell. Arise, my love, my fair one, and come away.
Page 134 - Look not thou upon the wine when it is red, when it giveth his colour in the cup, when it moveth itself aright. 32 At the last it biteth like a serpent, and stingeth like an adder.
Page 50 - I cannot eat but little meat, My stomach is not good ; But sure I think, that I can drink With him that wears a hood...
Page 66 - All things are lawful unto me, but all things are not expedient : all things are lawful for me,* but I will not be brought under the power of any.
Page 139 - Add that your means, your health, your parts decay; Your friends avoid you; brutishly transform'd, They hardly know you; or if one remains To wish you well, he wishes you in heaven. Despised, unwept you fall; who might have left A sacred, cherish'd, sadly pleasing name; A name still to be utter'd with a sigh.
Page 150 - Wine is a mocker, strong drink is raging : and whosoever is deceived thereby is not wise.
Page 110 - The Hudson's Bay Company have for many years entirely excluded spirits from the fur countries to the north, over which they have exclusive control; 'to the great improvement,' as Sir John llichardson states, ' of the health and morals of their Canadian servants and of the Indian tribes.

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