Right and Duty of Prohibition: Argument Before a Joint Special Committee of the Massachusetts Legislature, in the Hall of the House of Representatives

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Wright & Potter, printers, 1867 - Всего страниц: 122
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Стр. 75 - Wherefore, if meat make my brother to offend, I will eat no ^ flesh while the world standeth, * lest I make my brother to offend.
Стр. 55 - That persons accustomed to such drinks may with perfect safety discontinue them entirely, either at once, or gradually after a short time.
Стр. 46 - I firmly believe that if the whole materia medica, as now used, could be sunk to the bottom of the sea, it would be all the better for mankind, — and all the worse for the fishes.
Стр. 33 - The drunkard not only injures and enfeebles his own nervous system, but entails mental disease upon his family. His daughters are nervous and hysterical ; his sons are weak, wayward, eccentric, and sink insane under the pressure of excitement, of some unforeseen exigency, or of the ordinary calls of duty.
Стр. 54 - That the most perfect health is compatible with total abstinence from all such intoxicating beverages, whether in the form of ardent spirits, or as wine, beer, ale, porter, cider, &c., &c.
Стр. 69 - The Son of man is come eating and drinking; and ye say, Behold a gluttonous man, and a winebibber, a friend of publicans and sinners ! 35 But wisdom is justified of all her children.
Стр. 69 - Whereunto then shall I liken the men of this generation? and to what are they like? 32 They are like unto children sitting in the marketplace, and calling one to another, and saying, We have piped unto you, and ye have not danced ; we have mourned to you, and ye have not wept. 33 For John the Baptist came neither eating bread nor drinking wine; and ye say, He hath a devil.
Стр. 70 - Drink no longer water, but use a little wine for thy stomach's sake and thine often infirmities.
Стр. 59 - I came to Europe under the impression that there was more drunkenness among us than in any other country, — England, perhaps, excepted. A residence of six months in Paris changed my views entirely ; I have taken unbelievers with me into the streets, and have never failed to convince them of their mistake in the course of an hour On one occasion a party of four went out with this object ; we passed thirteen drunken men...
Стр. 79 - Whenever, in short, there is a definite damage, or a definite risk of damage, either to an individual or to the public, the case is taken out of the province of liberty, and placed in that of morality or law.

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