The Figures of Hell, Or, The Temple of Bacchus: Dedicated to the Licensers and Manufacturers of Beer and Whiskey

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Oahspe Pub. Association, 1882 - Всего страниц: 214

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Стр. 178 - For ever dribbling out their base contents, Touched by the Midas finger of the state, Bleed gold for ministers to sport away. Drink, and be mad then; 'tis your country bids! Gloriously drunk obey the important call! Her cause demands the assistance of your throats ; — Ye all can swallow, and she asks no more.
Стр. 152 - The places of judicature which I have long held in this kingdom, have given me opportunity to observe the original cause of most of the enormities that have been committed for the space of near twenty years ; and by a due observation I have found, that if the murders and manslaughters, the burglaries and robberies, the riots and tumults, the adulteries...
Стр. 153 - That the most perfect health is compatible with Total Abstinence from all intoxicating beverages, whether in the form of ardent spirits, or as wine, beer, ale, porter, cider, etc. " 3.-"— That persons accustomed to such drinks may, with perfect safety, discontinue them entirely, either at once, or gradually after a short time.
Стр. 151 - I find the conclusion is inevitable that, taken in all its relations, alcoholic drinks may justly be charged with far more than half...
Стр. 86 - Careful observation leaves little doubt that a moderate dose of beer or wine would, in most cases, at once diminish the maximum weight which a healthy person could lift. Mental acuteness, accuracy of perception and delicacy of the senses are all so far opposed by alcohol, as that the maximum efforts of each are incompatible with the ingestion of any moderate quantity of fermented liquid. A single glass will often suffice to...
Стр. 85 - Thus starch, gum, sugar, beer, wine, spirits, &c., furnish no element capable of entering into the composition of blood, muscular fibre, or any part which is the seat of the vital principle.
Стр. 100 - Tliat in a large proportion of cases, typhus fever, left to its natural course, and treated with abundant milk diet, and without drugs or stimulants, will have its natural crisis before the twelfth day.
Стр. 91 - It is clear that we must cease to regard alcohol as in any sense an aliment, inasmuch as it goes out as it went in, and does not, so far as we know, leave any of its substance behind it.
Стр. 151 - York, and that full eighty-five per cent, of all convicts give evidence of having in some larger degree been prepared or enticed to do criminal acts because of the physical and distracting effects produced upon the human organism by alcohol.
Стр. 87 - In like manner it is not too much to say that mental acuteness, accuracy of perception, and delicacy of the senses, are all so far opposed by alcohol, as that the maximum efforts of each are incompatible with the ingestion of any moderate quantity of fermented liquid.

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