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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
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For drink, there was beer which was very strong when not mingled with water, but was agreeable to those who were used to it. They drank this with a reed out of the vessel that held the beer, upon which they saw the barley swim.
        Xenophon.—Expedition of Cyrus, Books III. and IV.
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