A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one wife, vigilant, sober, of good behaviour, given to hospitality, apt to teach; not given to wine, no striker, not greedy of filthy lucre; but patient, not a brawler, not covetous...Likewise must the deacons be grave, not double-tongued, not given to much wine, not greedy of filthy lucre; holding the mystery of the faith in a pure conscience.1 Timothy 3:2-9.
She's a dwelling place for demons She's a cage for every unclean spirit, Every filthy bird and makes us drink The poisoned wine to fornicating with our kings Fallen now is Babylon the GreatAvenged Sevenfold, 'Beast and the Harlot', City of Evil (2005)
In vino veritas. (In wine, there is the truth).Pliny the Elder.
I think [wine] will be, at a minimum, incredibly useful to archeology, like DosBox has been for playing Wing Commander. Certainly it has been known to save the day with modern titles, too. But to have it as the agreed-upon way to how you play video games on Linux is completely unacceptable for several reasons, both technical and moral.ryan c. gordon
Yo no digo por eso que el te no sea saludable?cuando duelen las tripas?pero al cabo no pasa de ser agua caliente; so lo pod|a habernos venido de Inglaterra, que como all | son herejes, ni tendra n vino, ni bueyes cebones. I'm not saying that tea is not healthy?when you have a stomach ache?but, all in all, it is only hot water; it could only come from the English, who, being heretics as they are, probably have no wine or good beer.1833 Contigo pan y cebolla, act1.
A weary lot is thine, fair maid, A weary lot is thine! To pull the thorn thy brow to braid, And press the rue for wine!1813 Rokeby, canto 3, stanza 28,'Song'.
The word is clear only to the kind who on peak or plain, from dark northern ice-fields to the hot wet jungles, through all wine and want, through lies and unfamiliar truth, dark or light, are governed by the unknown gods, and though each man knows the law, no man may give tongue to it.Stephen Crane
By insisting on having your bottle pointing to the north when the cork is being drawn, and calling the waiter Max, you may induce an impression on your guests which hours of laboured boasting might be powerless to achieve. For this purpose, however, the guests must be chosen as carefully as the wine.saki
When Christ at Cana's feast by pow'r divine, inspir'd cold water, with the warmth of wine. See cry'd they, while, in red'ning tide, it gush'd, the bashful stream hath seen its God and blush'd.Aaron Hill, translation of Crashaw's Latin lines. Works, Volume III; O. 241. (Ed. 1754). See also Vida, Christiad, Book III. 9984, and, Book II. 431. Also Hymn of Andrew, Vel Hydriis plenis Æqua
O Mother Ganga, may your water , abundant blessing of the world , treasure of Lord Shiva, playful lord of all earth , essence of the scriptures and embodied goodness of the gods , May your water, sublime wine of immortality, soothe our troubled souls.Jagannatha in "Ganga Lahiri" quoted by Eck in the essay “Ganga: The Goddess Ganges in the Hindu sacred geography”, p.137
When you have arrived at your country house and have saluted your household, you should make the rounds of the farm the same day, if possible; if not, then certainly the next day. When you have observed how the field work has progressed, what things have been done, and what remains undone, you should summon your overseer the next day, and should call for a report of what work has been done in good season and why it has not been possible to complete the rest, and what wine and corn and other crops have been gathered.Of the duties of the owner
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