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Over 4,600 Quotes About Food, Beverages, Agriculture and the Pleasures of the Table
“Drunk? and speak parrot? and squabble? swagger? swear? and discourse fustian with one's own shadow?”
William Shakespeare (1564-1616) 'Othello'
“Drunkenness is his best virtue, for he will be swine-drunk; and in his sleep he does little harm, save to his bedclothes about him.”
William Shakespeare (1564-1616)
'All's Well That Ends Well'
Edict against drunkenness:
"Any man convicted of being drunk will be condemned: on the first offense, to detention in prison on bread and water; on the second offense, to be whipped in the inner court of the prison; on the third offense, to be whipped publicly....And on the fourth offense, he shall have both his ears cut off and be banished from the kingdom of France."
Francis I (1494-1547), King of France (1515-1547)
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