Specimen of a Bibliography of Old Books and Pamphlets: Illustrative of the Mug, Glass, Bottle, the Loving Cup, and the Social Pipe

compiler, 1885 - 144 Seiten

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Seite 43 - There is some soul of goodness in things evil, Would men observingly distil it out...
Seite 48 - No, Sir ; there is nothing which has yet been contrived by man, by which so much happiness is produced as by a good tavern or inn.
Seite 48 - Though I look old, yet I am strong and lusty: For in my youth I never did apply Hot and rebellious liquors in my blood; Nor did not with unbashful forehead woo The means of weakness and debility; Therefore my age is as a lusty winter, Frosty, but kindly: let me go with you; I'll do the service of a younger man In all your business and necessities.
Seite 29 - In the bottle, discontent seeks for comfort, cowardice, for courage, and bashfulness for confidence. It is not unlikely that Addison was first seduced to excess by the manumission which he obtained from the servile timidity of his sober hours.
Seite 35 - Drink not the third glass, which thou canst not tame, When once it is within thee ; but before Mayst rule it, as thou list : and pour the shame, Which it would pour on thee, upon the floor. It is most just to throw that on the ground, Which would throw me there, if I keep the round.
Seite 55 - Tobacco, divine, rare, superexcellent Tobacco, which goes far beyond all their panaceas, potable gold, and philosopher's stones, a sovereign remedy to all diseases. A good vomit, I confess, a virtuous herb, if it be well qualified, opportunely taken, and medicinally used, but, as it is commonly abused by most men, which take it as Tinkers do Ale, 'tis a plague, a mischief, a violent purger of goods, land, health, hellish, devilish, and damned Tobacco, the ruin and overthrow of body and soul.
Seite 65 - To store her children with: if all the world Should in a pet of temperance feed on pulse, Drink the clear stream, and nothing wear but frieze, The All-giver would be unthanked...
Seite 8 - WITH that low cunning, which in fools supplies, And amply too, the place of being wise, Which Nature, kind, indulgent parent ! gave To qualify the blockhead for a knave...
Seite 13 - London from all other cities ; that the coffee-house was the Londoner's home, and that those who wished to find a gentleman commonly asked, not whether he lived in Fleet Street or Chancery Lane, but whether he frequented the Grecian or the Rainbow.

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