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Prudence must not be expected from a man who is never sober. [Lat., Non est ab homine nunquam sobrio postulanda prudentia.]

Cicero (Marcus Tullius Cicero) Quotes , Source: Philippicoe (II, 32)

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Mynheer Vandunck, though he never was drunk, Sipped brandy and water gayly.

George Colman ("The Younger") Quotes , Source: Mynheer Vandunck

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Nothing in Nature's sober found, But an eternal Health goes round. Fill up the Bowl then, fill it high-- Fill all the Glasses there; for why Should every Creature Drink but I? Why, Man of Morals, tell me why?

Abraham Cowley Quotes , Source: Anacreon II--Drinking

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The thirsty Earth soaks up the Rain, And drinks, and gapes for Drink again; The Plants suck in the Earth and are With constant Drinking fresh and fair.

Abraham Cowley Quotes , Source: Anacreon II--Drinking

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Did you ever hear of Captain Wattle? He was all for love and a little for the bottle.

Charles Dibdin Quotes , Source: Captain Wattle and Miss Rol

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When I got up to the Peacock--where I found everybody drinking hot punch in self-preservation.

Charles Dickens Quotes , Source: The Holly Tree Inn

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"Wery good power o' suction, Sammy," said Mr. Weller the elder. . . . "You'd ha' made an uncommon fine oyster, Sammy, if you'd been born in that station o' life."

Charles Dickens Quotes , Source: The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club (ch. XXIII)

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Inebriate of air am I, And debauchee of dew, Reeling, through endless summer days, From inns of molten blue.

Emily Dickinson Quotes , Source: Poems (XX)

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How gracious those dews of solace that over my senses fall At the clink of the ice in the pitcher the boy brings up the hall.

Eugene Field Quotes , Source: The Clink of the Ice

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