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Alcoholic Extracts

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"Tbefunction of alcohol is to diminish the necessary function of living." - John Fiske. " Alcohol is the monarch of liquids. America was subjugated by alcohol as much as by gunpowder." - Savarin. " This thirst tor liquid which nature has wrapped in mystery, this extraordinary desire, traceable in every race of man, in every climate, under every temperature, is well worth the attention of the philoaophical observer." - aavarin. " Can we imagine a beverage compounded of such ingredients as nux vomica, henbane, opium, arsenic, sulphuric acid, oil of turpentine, sugar of lead, tannin, aloes and quassia, without an involuntary shudder ?" - Hartley. Who hath woe ? who hath sorrow? who hath con tention 'i who hath babDiingi' who hath wounds without cause ? They that tarry long at the wine, they ;hat go to seek mixed wines. - Proverbs. " A flattering devil, a sweet poison, a )leasant sin, which whosoever doth commit committeth not a single sin but becometh center and" slave of all manner of sin." - 8t, Augustinc. " The Creator in constructing the human body made it perfect. Alcohol is OTeign to the body." - Carpenter. " Milk for women, wine for men, and jrandy for héroes." - Amm. Wiue is a mocker, strong drink is ragng; and whosoever is deceived thereby s not wise. - Proverb. " Alcohol is a mental machine ; it enables us to translate force into time. It s a time-saving machine." - Medical Time. " Alcohol is destroyiug more souls than all the ministers in Great Britain are instrumental in saving." - Wesleyan Ohronicle. " Wine filis the hearts of men with sindly feelings toward each other, renders thein Bynipathetic, makes them talkative, and induces them to confide their oys and sorrows to each other." - Pluarch. "Men are much better acquainted with each other while drinking than at other imes." - Plato. Woe unto them that rise up early in he morning, that they may follow strong drink ; that continue until night till wine nflarae them But they also have erred through wine, and tbrough strong drink are out of the way ; the priest and he prophet have ei red through strong drink, they are swallowed up of wine, they are out of the way through strong drink ; they err in visión, they stumble n judgment. - Isaiah. " In vino neritas - there is truth in wine. t was the saying of all antiquity that deep drinkers are great thinkers, and hat wine induces us to speak the truth. Woe unto hiin thatgiveth his ueighbor drink, that putteat thy bottle to him, and uiakest him drunken also, that thou mayest look on their nakedness. - Uabaü:uk. " Intemperance springs from the depri vty of the human heart, and can only be cured by having a new heart." - Dr. Smitli. " Alcoholism as a disease is dying out. The question used to be between much alcohol and a little. The question now s between very little and none at all." - Lancet. " I have pondered over it as others ïav.e done, and I ain inclined to place he desire for fermented liquors side by ide with the desire for immortality, for )oth are unknown to the brute creation, and I regard them as distinotive features of the masterpiece of the last sublunary revolution." - Brittat Savarin. The claret smooth, red as the lip vr.e press, n sparkling f ancy, while we dram the bowl ; Phe mellow-tasted Burgundy, quick As the wit it gives, the gay champagne." Look not thou upon the wine when it s red, when it giveth his color in the cup, when it moveth itself aright : At ;he last it biteth like a sement and eth like an adder. -


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