And in the Marquesas were several white men, a lot of sickly natives, much magnificent scenery, plenty of trade rum, an immense quantity of absinthe, but neither whisky nor gin.
From the Marquesas I sailed with sufficient absinthe in ballast to last me to Tahiti, where I outfitted with Scotch and American whisky, and thereafter there were no dry stretches between ports.
It was so, I said to myself, Alfred de Musset used to sit and sip his absinthe before a fascinated world.
Similarly with absinthe, grisettes, the Latin Quarter, and so on.
! of course it was indicated, and so, sauntering towards the station, he seated himself outside a cafe and ordered it.
Mounting the broad steps, with brandished knife, the Negro made straight for a party of four men sitting at a table sipping the inevitable absinthe
"In the house of Captain Lynch, drinking absinthe. He has been there an hour."
And while Levy and Toriki drank absinthe and chaffered over the pearl, Huru-Huru listened and heard the stupendous price of twenty-five thousand francs agreed upon.
I guess they'll put her out of here, too--she's getting to have crazy fits, from drinking absinthe
. Only one of the girls that came out with her got away, and she jumped out of a second-story window one night.
Then both betook themselves briskly to one of the little tables under the chestnuts opposite, where they procured two tall glasses of horrible green absinthe
, which they could drink apparently in any weather and at any time.
Besides Pernod, there are now several other absinthes
on the market, and with proof levels ranging from about 100 to nearly 130, retailers and consumers should be aware of the techniques to use in making various cocktails using this highly potent spirit.
It turns out that most retailers are putting absinthes
on the cordials shelf, regardless of their proof level.