Reasons of the Most Conclusive Character

by Gaz Regan · Thursday, January 3rd, 2013 · Quotes

“He was pressed to take a cocktail to remove certain cobwebs that were supposed in some manner to have fixed themselves in his throat . . . Reasons of the most conclusive character were produced for his partaking of gin cocktails, gin slings, gin punches, gin and bitters, and gin straight . . . but Jack turned a deaf ear alike to all these tempting offers.”  Robert Greathouse: An American Novel by John Franklin Swift.  Published by Carleton, 1870.

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