Q. Why is your Tumblelog called "My Ear-Trumpet Has Been Struck by Lightning"?
A. Because "My Grandmother's Ear-Trumpet Has Been Struck by Lightning" wouldn't fit in the available space.
Crazed by Drink
God’s rational offspring… become a brute.
Plate titled “Crazed By Drink: God’s Rational Offspring… Become A Brute.” from the book Grappling with the Monster: Or, the Curse and the Cure of Strong Drink by T. S. Arthur. c. 1877. (HT NONIST)
~ The Housewife’s Treasure. A Manual of Information on Everything That Relates to Household Economies, by Frank M. Reed, 1874
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