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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
Drunkenness brutifies even the bravest spirits.  Feltham.  1
Drunkenness does not produce faults; it discovers them, for time does not change manners; it uncovers them.  Chinese.  2
Drunkenness is a bewitching devil, a pleasant poison and a sweet sin.  Augustine.  3
Drunkenness is a pair of spectacles to see the devil and all his works.  4
Drunkenness is an egg from which all vices are hatched.  5
Drunkenness is nothing but voluntary madness.  Seneca.  6
Drunkenness makes some men fools, some beasts and some devils.  7
Drunkenness turns a man out of himself and leaves a beast in his room.  8
Thought when sober, said when drunk.  German.  9
What soberness conceals drunkenness reveals.  10
What you do when drunk you must pay for when sober.  Scotch.  11

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