Rum

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Rum is an alcoholic beverage that was drank in large quantities by British soldiers during the Peninsular and First World Wars and by civilians in more recent times.

  • "There's naught, no doubt, so much the spirit calms as rum and true religion." -- Lord Byron
  • "The chief fuddling they make in the island is Rumbullion, alias Kill-Divil, and this is made of sugar canes distilled, a hot, hellish, and terrible liquor". -- 17th Century account
  • "Fifteen men on the dead man's chest-Yo-ho-ho, and a bottle of rum!" -- Robert Louis Stevenson, Treasure Island
  • "Don't talk to me about naval tradition. It's nothing but rum, sodomy, and the lash." -- Attributed to, and denied by, Winston Churchill
  • "Where I go, I hope there's rum" - Jimmy Buffett
  • "But why's the rum gone?" - Johnny Depp as "Captain Jack Sparrow", The Pirates of the Carribean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
  • "Hide the rum." - Johnny Depp as "Captain Jack Sparrow", The Pirates of the Carribean: Dead Man's Chest
  • "I prefer rum. Rum is good." - Captain Jack Sparrow, Pirates of the Caribbean:At World's End
  • "Rum's not drinking, it's surviving! - Robert Shaw as "Romer Treece" in the movie "The Deep"

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