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-- By  electraglide in  ENGLAND on Sun, 30 Sep 2007 at 16:50.

absinth -
make the heart
grow fonder

an old chestnut no doubt :-)
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The Green Muse by Albert Maignan (1895)
The Green Fairy works her magic as she delivers inspiration to the mind of a poet. This romantic depiction of the Fairy's powers was painted in 1895 by Albert Maignan; it is entitled 'The Green Muse'.


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About the Green Fairy

Where there is a will, there is a way, and folks do go out of their way for a chance to meet the "Goddess" -- like the guy who claims the Green Fairy can be summoned by soaking wormwood in alcohol. Well, no, it cannot... sorry, but it just doesn't work like that. Unless you own a still, there is no way you will ever make real absinthe at home.

(I'm beginning to wonder why we called this part useful links...)

Anyhow, let's move onto the useful / interesting stuff... This page would not be complete without mentioning MsJekyll's Green Fairy page. A modern-day absinthe icon, MsJekyll published an absinthe website years before the current absinthe revival. Been there, done that - well before the current bunch of absinthe 'experts' appeared on the web. Don't miss MsJekyll's poetry - dark but beautiful.

 



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