The Bottles Empty, The Wives Run For Cover

‘The Drinkers after Honoré Daumier’ [1890] Vincent van Gogh

There are a few rare cases of people who enjoy long life and excellent health in spite of their alcoholic excesses, while others who drink less decline after just a few months of excess. Alcoholism depends on the quantities imbibed by a person on a daily basis, subject to certain conditions which are inherent in, or acquired by, an individual. It is the permanent psychic anomalies and the neurological and general…