Specifically, the distillate of fermented mo
lasses, or cane juice. A West Indian drink,
tided. Heaven knows how, with the Gypsy
word rom, which, we are informed, means
Russian for "Horrendous." A child, some
times, of the humble potato.
Gaelic, no less ...from uisge-
beatha, meaning "water of life."
The happy family includes Rye,
from grain so-named; Bourbon,
a cultured "corn"; Irish; and
Scotch, traditionally associated
with oatmeal, but actually ...
THE REALM OF ESSENCE
Green, bitter, aromatic liquor, impregnated
with wormwood,and taboo...we tremble
to add ...even to the French. From the
The yearning and fervor of the little Anise