Never-Ending Book Quiz
Can you identify this passage? Fiction published in 1927.
"Well, what will you drink?" I asked.
"That's not good for little girls."
"Little girl yourself. Dites garcon, un pernod."
"A pernod for me, too."
Pernod is greenish imitation absinthe. When you add water it turns milky. It tastes like licorice and it has a good uplift, but it drops you just as far. We sat and drank it, and the girl looked sullen.
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