"Drink," said Amram cheerfully, as he poured wine and water into a cup; "it will hearten you, and your faith does not forbid the use of the grape, for have I not heard you styled the society of drunkards?"
"That is only one bad name among many, sir," said Rachel, as she took the cup."
H. Rider Haggard, The Pearl-Maiden
Friday, September 13, 2013
Well Said: the society of drunkards
From my quote journal. I didn't like the book enough to finish it, but I simply loved this comment made to a Christian maiden in hiding.