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Drunkenness

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It is said that if children eat owl’s eggs they will never be addicted to strong drinks.

“Tous les oiseaux lui [i.e. to Bacchus] étaient agréable, excepté la chouette dont les œufs avaient la vertu de rendre les enfans qui les mangeaient ennemisʹdu vin.”—Noel: Dictionnaire de la Fable, vol. i. p. 206.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Drum
Drum Ecclesiastic
Drum-head Court-martial
Drummers
Drummond Light
Drumsticks
Drunk
Drunkard’s Cloak (A)
Drunken Deddington
Drunkenness
Drunkenness
Drupner [the dripper]
Drury Lane (London)
Druses
Dry
Dry Blow (A)
Dry Goods (in merchandise)
Dry Lodgings
Dry-nurse
Dry Rot
Dry Sea (A)