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The Great Loss, Waste, Expenditure, &c., connected with
Drinking.-1. Vast sums spent in Intoxicating Liquors.
2. Hospitals, Lunatic Asylums, Infirmaries, Dispensa-
ries, Prisons, Courts of Justice, Police, &c. 3. Proper-
ty lost on land. 4. Property and Life lost at sea. 5.
Property stolen. 6. Poor Rates, Time Misspent, Ex-
pense of Medical Men, Drugs, &c. 7. Small quantity
On Fermentation, Alcoholic Drinks, Nutrition, &c.-1. Su-
gar, or Saccharine Matter. 2. Requisites to Fermenta-
tion. 3. Vinous, Acetous, Panary, and Putrefactive
Fermentation. 4. Distillation. 5. Proportion of Alco-
hol in different intoxicating beverages. 6. Gin, Brandy,
&c. 7. Alcohol unknown to the Ancients. 8. The
natural strength of different Fermented Wines. 9. Malt
Liquors. 10. Nutriment in Barley, Apples, Figs, &c.
11. Pigs fed on Apples. 12. Small degree of Nutriment
in Wines. 13. Letters to Brother John quoted. 14.
Inebriating Liquors not needed for Food, for Thirst,
nor for Medicine. 15. Spontaneous Combustion. 16.
Adulteration of Beer, Wine, Porter, &c.
History of Inebriating and of Unfermented Drinks.-1. Various
kinds of Intoxicating Substances. 2. Obstructions to
Fermentation in Hot Countries. 3. Boiling of Wines
mentioned by Pliny, Columella, Mr. Buckingham, and
others. 4. Drugs mixed with the Juice of the Grape,
shown by Columella, Pliny, Homer, Lowth, &c. 5. Dif-
ferent kinds of Wine, innumerable, proved from Virgil,
Pliny, Columella, &c. 6. Various meanings of the
word Wine.. 7. Receipts for making Unfermented
Wine, from Columella and Pliny. 8. Vinum Lixi-
vum," Semper Dulce," "Aigleuces," &c. 9. Testi-
mony of Aristotle concerning Wines that would not in-
toxicate; of Polybius, Pliny, Horace, and Plutarch. 10.
Dilution of Wines. 11. Grecian Wines. 12. Roman
Wines; Opimian, Falernian the only Wine that would
burn. 10. Inerticulum, or Amethystos, Sober Wine;
Cato's Family Wine, &c. 14. Pliny and Dr. Ure on
Filtering Wines, and thereby preventing Fermentation.
15. "Utilissimum Vinum" of Pliny. 16. Plutarch on
Wines that would not intoxicate. 17. Theophrastus,
Delphin Notes on Horace. 18. Unintoxicating Wines
the most popular. 19. Ancient idea of the term Drunk-
ard, Tricongius. 20. On the term Wine, Port, Sherry,
&c.; Gleucos, Hepsema, Siræum, Passum, Defrutum,
Sapa, Protropum, Mustum, Stum, &c. 21. Worm-
wood Wine, Wine drunk by Noah, Lot, and Pharaoh.
22. Grapes eaten; Chaldeans, Assyrians, Persians. 23.
Wines of Homer, Alexander, and Androcydes. 24. Ro-
mans, Ancient Britons. 25. Testimonies of the An-
cients respecting the injurious effects of intoxicating
Wines; Aristotle, Pliny, especially Philo-Judæus
On the sentiments of Scripture respecting Wines, &c.—
Different Hebrew words translated by the word Wine.
-Yayin, "Wine;" Tirosh, "New Wine;" Chamer,
"Red Wine;" Mesek, "Mixed Wine;" Shemarim,
"Wine on the lees," or preserved Wine; Saba, a
stupefying Wine;" Shacar, "Strong drink," or rather
a sweet drink. Ashishah, flagons or preserves. Raisins,
or dried Grapes. Abigail, Ziba, Melchizedek; Jacob's
blessing of Judah, Blood of the Grape; "Wine that
cheereth the heart of God and man;" "Wine that mak-
eth glad the heart of man;" "Wine of Lebanon;"
"Wine of Helbon;" "The Wine, or strong drink" of
the Passover. Solomon's Wine. "Drink thy Wine
with a merry heart." "Give strong drink to him that is
weary." Wine at the Marriage of Cana. Wine recom-
mended to Timothy. The Wine put into new bottles.
New bottles of Job. Old Wine better than new. Our
Lord called a wine-bibber. Wine of the first Sacrament;
Chomets, or leaven. Scripture condemnation of Wine.
Total Abstinence enjoined on Kings, on the Priests,
on the Nazarites. On Samson and his mother. Israel-
ites in the Wilderness. Elijah. Nnpaλios, sobriety, vi-
gilance. Water recommended in Scripture. Abraham.
Abraham's servant, Hagar. Israelites. Gideon's army.
Saul. Nabal's Sheep-shearers, Abigail, Old Prophet,
Elijah, Obadiah, King of Israel, King of Assyria. Job's
traveler, "Water sure,' Spring up, O well." Multi-
tudes fed by Christ. Christ at Jacob's Well, &c.
Water-drinkers. Testimonies in favor of Water, from Physi-
ologists, Naturalists, and Medical Men, and of Divines
and Theological writers, concerning Drinking. He
brews, Egyptians, Macrobians, Ethiopians, Greeks, An-
cient Romans, Chaldeans, Cyrus, Ancient Britons, In-
dians, Mohammedans, Circassians, Daniel and the Na-
zarites, Mr. Buckingham, Dr. Jackson, Captain Ross,
Parry, Dr. Farre. Health of Prisoners and Convicts;
Suevi Countries that were ruined by Drinking. Present
Inhabitants of Mount Lebanon. Wives and children of
Drunkards. English tetotalers. Numerous Testimo-
nies of Medical Men in favor of a water beverage. Tes-
timonies of Divines and Theological Writers, and
Ministers of the present day