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  • The Women's Petition Against Coffee of 1674 claimed all-male coffee houses were responsible for "a very sensible Decay of that Old English Vigour . . ." by promoting "the excessive use of that Newfangled, Abominable, Heathenish liquor called Coffee, which . . . has so Eunucht our Husbands and Crippled our more kind gallants they come from it with nothing moist but their snotty noses, nothing stiffe but their Joints . . ."

    Can coffee wreck your marriage?

  • Youth And Vigour Makes Us Bigger by melpol on Saturday, Oct 11, 2008 at 8: 49: 16 PM

    Is John McCain's quest for the presidency effectively over?

  • Youth And Vigour Makes Us Bigger by melpol on Saturday, Oct 11, 2008 at 12: 59: 50 PM

    OpEdNews - Quicklink: Farrakhan on Obama: 'The Messiah Is Absolutely Speaking'

  • Vigour and diligence no end up above, the young mistress tall and slender as a serpent.

    The Road Leads On

  • “The Original of this Infirmity,” he perspicaciously wrote in 1724, “may be a Weaknesse upon that pair of Nerves, which give Motion and Vigour to the Organs of Speech.”

    Knotted Tongues

  • Vigour seemed to flow of its own accord in my arms and legs, and I thought that maybe it was the same for a pianist sitting down after a few days to play; there was no need to work out what to do with one's fingers, it was easy, it was embedded in one's brain, the music came without thought.

    Hot Money

  • He has enjoyed perfect Health from first to last and is respected wherever he goes for his Vigour and Vivacity both of Mind and Body, for his constant good Humour and for his rapid Progress in French, as well as his general Knowledge which for his Age is uncommon.

    Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 14 May 1779

  • Unanimity, and Vigour from their Presence and Advice.

    Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 27 May 1776

  • I hope his Vigour and Vivacity will be long preserved, for the Benefit of all about him.

    Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 5 October 1776

  • There is a Vigour in the Understanding, and a Spirit and Fire in the Temper of every one of them, which is capable of ascending the

    Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 7 July 1776

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