The Temperance Textbook: A Collection of Facts and Interesting Anecdotes Illustrating the Evils of Intoxicating Drinks

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E.L. Carey and A. Hart, 1837 - 161 pages

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Page 94 - Who hath woe ? who hath sorrow ? who hath contentions? who hath babbling? who hath wounds without cause ? who hath redness of eyes ? They that tarry long at the wine ; they that go to seek mixed wine.
Page 93 - But now I have' written unto you not to keep company, if any man that is called a brother be a fornicator, or covetous, or an idolater, or a railer, or a drunkard, or an extortioner; with such an one no not to eat.
Page 94 - And the harp, and the viol, the tabret, and pipe, and wine, are in their feasts: but they regard not the work of the LORD, neither consider the operation of his hands.
Page 119 - No proposition seems to me susceptible of more satisfactory demonstration than this, — and I am sure that no person can give it one hour's serious thought without assenting to it, — that, in the present state of information on this subject, no man can think to act on Christian principles, or do a patriot's duty to his country, and at the same time make or sell the instrument of intoxication.
Page 25 - Tis but a drop," the comrades cried, In truant schoolboy tone ; " It did not hurt us in our robes — It will not, now we're grown." And so they drank the mixture up, That reeling, youthful band ; For each had learned to love the taste, From his own father's hand.
Page 1 - God, that men should put an enemy in their mouths to steal away their brains! that we should, with joy, pleasance, revel and applause, transform ourselves into beasts!
Page 58 - Dr. Sewall, of Washington city, in a letter from New York, states, that of 204 cases of cholera in the Park hospital, there were only six temperate persons, and that those had recovered; while 122 of the others, when he wrote, had died; and that the facts were similar in all the other hospitals.
Page 122 - Ah, yes,' replied the Indian — and he fixed an arch and impressive eye upon the doctor, which communicated the reproof before he uttered it — ' we Indians use a great deal of whiskey, but we do not make it.
Page 11 - Hospital, who had just drank a quart of gin for a wager. The evidences of death being quite conclusive, he was immediately examined, and within the lateral ventricles of the brain was found a considerable quantity of a limpid fluid, distinctly impregnated with gin, both to the sense of smell and taste, and even to the test of inflammability.
Page 94 - And take heed to yourselves, lest at any time your hearts be overcharged with surfeiting and drunkenness and cares of this life, and so that day come upon you unawares ; for as a snare shall it come on all them that dwell on the face of the whole earth.

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