HE could drink with the face of man.

Most alcoholics are bankrupt idealists!

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The French proverb says, the appetite comes with eating. So in drinking, the more we imbibe, the more we desire.

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FOTO – KNOX BROS IN  MILTON BRISBANE. 2007.

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A good fire can accommodate a large circle. Hislop.

Chinese. True gold fears not the fire.

CLARENCE  RIVER MAN

POORLY sits, richly warms.

Spoken when people sit on a low stool by the fire. Kelly.

The poor seat makes the rich warming. Gaelic.

The lowest seat is nearest the fire. Irish.

Lowly sit, richly warm.

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Old Scottish song. What a woman wills, God wills. Fr.

Whatever a woman will she can. Italian.

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To him that farthest went away, the sweetest music was come home. Gaelic.

Andrew Cheviot. "Proverbs, proverbial expressions, and popular rhymes of Scotland; collected and arr., with introd., notes and parallel phrases" 1896.

FOTO – GEORDIE LEACH AT BILAMBIL BLUES CLUB.