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  • It is possible that in this mythical birthplace of Luther you can get a stein of foaming "monk's brew" or a "benedictine" from the monastery at Fecamp, or a "chartreuse" from Tarragona, distilled according to the secret formula of the holy fathers of La Grande

    Luther Examined and Reexamined A Review of Catholic Criticism and a Plea for Revaluation

  • As flavoring agents, roots and seeds of angelica are widely used in alcoholic liqueurs such as benedictine and chartreuse, and in gin and vermouth.

    Find Me A Cure

  • Pour over them the following liquid, which has been made from a wineglassful each of the following but no other liqueurs, all mixed thoroughly together: brandy, kirsch, cointreau, benedictine, maraschino, and a touch of kümmel.

    The Romantical She

  • Speaking of champagne… Nat, how about we “moderate” a glass of champagne for you with a half measure each of cointreau and benedictine?

    Cheeseburger Gothic » So, care to join me in the country’s most exclusive club.

  • And somehow my imagination puts my uncle, the dominican priest, in benedictine tonsure while in my celtic monastery with me.

    A Monastic Existence?

  • As it was only possible to go into the trenches at dusk we still had some time to spare, and after drinking everybody's health in some excellent benedictine, Major R. suggested we should make a tour of inspection of the village.

    Fanny Goes to War

  • Once or twice, when the three of us dined together, and she was almost noisy over the benedictine, I could have choked Jack Drayton, for he didn't see.

    Ainslee's, Vol. 15, No. 5, June 1905

  • "Percy, my dear," she said; then she began to laugh -- that after dinner benedictine laugh of hers.

    Ainslee's, Vol. 15, No. 5, June 1905

  • Bruges wrote with his own hand thirty-two volumes for the library of the benedictine priory of St. Mary.

    Bibliomania in the Middle Ages

  • Between La Roche and Dijon they took breakfast in the dining-car, and left Choulette in it, alone with his pipe, his glass of benedictine, and his irritation.

    The French Immortals Series — Complete

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