From the April 1945 magazine.

Letters to the Grapevine. . .

Dear Grapevine: The following quotation, written in 1820 by a certain C. C. Colton, might be of interest to your readers:

"Drunkenness is the vice of a good constitution, or of a bad memory; of a constitution so treacherously good that it never bends until it breaks; or of a memory that recollects the pleasures of getting drunk, but forgets the pains of getting sober."

-- E. M. Jellinek

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