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"ALCOHOLis not found in nature. All those things designed for the nourishment of man are the product of life and growth; alcohol is the result of death and decay. ... In their best state they are rotten drinks, being simply fruit-juice rotted. ... Wine is not the "essence of the grape," nor is whisky the substance of the grain. ... Certain it is that no other drug has exercised so deleterious an influence on the human race, combining fascinations so powerful with effects so wide-spread and so destructive."

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New Series;26

Publication Date

November 2011

Keywords

fermentation, drug, alcohol

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Late 19th century Methodist Episcopal tract, New Series. Old URL: http://ecommons.asburyseminary.edu/xmlui/handle/10910/18283

Language

English

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