3 thoughts on “Toast

  1. Author unknown? Interesting that offerings is mentioned first. Libations, per the Roman custom? Or did the Greeks do that? Today, of course, we don’t use wine to pay our taxes, but sometimes to find solace after the tax man has had his way with us.


      1. Thanks for the comment. The saying was ubiquitous in ancient Egypt as wine was greatly revered. The Nile was not potable with references to that fact from 2800 BC. Of course the great river inundated annually, yet the Egyptians all drank a quickly made beer to ensure a safe drinking liquid. The rich usually drank wine. History from ancient Egypt inspires me to set novels within the period.


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