Drinking deep. Drinking dyes the face scarlet.
“They call drinking deep, dyeing scarlet.” -
Shakespeare: 1 Henry IV ii. 4.
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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