• A glass of good wine is a gracious creature, and reconciles poor mortality to itself and that is what few things can do.

    Walter Scott (2015). “Sir Walter Scott: Collected Letters, Memoirs and Articles: Complete Autobiographical Writings, Journal & Notes, Accompanied with Extended Biographies and Reminiscences of the Author of Waverly, Rob Roy, Ivanhoe, The Pirate, Old Mortality, The Guy Mannering”, p.195, e-artnow