'You're not upset, are you,Orr?' Brooke says, pouring wine into my glass. 'Merely sober. The symptoms are similar.'
Wherefore gird up the loins of your mind, be sober, and hope to the end for the grace that is to be brought unto you at the revelation of Jesus Christ.
Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour.
One evening in October, when I was one-third sober, An'taking home a'load' with manly pride; My poor feet began to stutter, so I lay down in the gutter, And a pig came up an' lay down by my side. Then we sang 'It's all fair weather when good fellowsget together,' Till a lady passing by was heard to say: 'You can tell a man who boozes by the company he chooses', And the pig got up and slowly walked away.
'My country right or wrong', is a thing that no patriot would thinkof saying except in a desperate case.It is like saying,'My mother, drunkor sober'. See Decatur 258:8.
The real world is not easy to live in. It is rough; it is slippery. Without the most clear-eyed adjustments we fall and get crushed. A man must stay sober: not always, but most of the time.
I am as sober as a Judge.
And he that will go to bed sober, Falls with the leaf still in October.
Often drunk, and seldom sober
The sedate, sober, silent, serious, sad-coloured sect.
Thisgreat College, of this ancient University, has seen some strange sights. It has seen Wordsworth drunk and Porson sober. And here am I, a better poet than Porson, and a better scholar than Wordsworth, betwixt and between.
But men at whiles are sober And think by fits and starts, And if they think, they fasten Their hands upon their hearts.
I inherited a vile melancholy from my father, which has made me mad all my life, at least not sober.
The drinking man is never less himself than during his sober intervals.
Of course I'm drunkyou don't really expect me to teach this stuff when I'm sober.
Alcohol is a very necessaryarticle It makes life bearable to millions of people who could not endure their existence if they were quite sober. It enables Parliament to do things at eleven at night that no sane person would do at eleven in the morning.
Of all God's works, which do this world adorn, There is no one more fair and excellent, Then is mans body both for power and form, Whiles it is kept in sober government.
Some American writers who have known each other for years have never met in the daytime or when both were sober.
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