Songs of the Vine with a Medley for Maltworms

Songs of the Vine with a Medley for Maltworms

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ...Sir, Your mistress, Robie, gie's her, We'll drink her health wi' pleasure, Wha's beloved by thee. Then let Peggy warm ye, That's a lass can charm ye, And to joys alarm ye, Sweet is she to me; Some angel ye wad ca' her, And never wish ane brawer, If ye bare-headed saw her, Kiltet to the knee. Peggy a dainty lass is, Come, let's join our glasses, And refresh our hauses Wi' a health to thee; Let coofs their cash be clinking, Be statesmen tint in thinking, Whilst we wi' love and drinking, Give our cares the lie. 127 Save women and wine there is nothing in life That can bribe honest souls to endure it: When the heart is perplex'd and surrounded with care, Dear women and wine only can cure it. Dear women and wine, dear women and wine, Dear women and wine only can cure it. Come on then, my boys, we'll have women and wine, And wisely to purpose employ them; He's a fool that refuses such blessings divine, Whilst vigour and health can enjoy them, As women and wine, dear women and wine, Whilst vigour and health can enjoy them. Our wine shall be old, bright, and sound, my dear Jack, To heighten our amorous fires; Our girls young and smart, and shall kiss with a smack, And shall gratify all our desires; The bottles we'll crack, and the lasses we'll smack, And shall gratify all our desires! 128 WOMEN AND WINE Some say women are like the sea, Some the waves, and some the rocks, Some the rose that soon decays, Some the weather, some the cocks; But if you'll give me leave to tell, There's nothing can be compared so well As wine, wine, women and wine, They run in a parallel. Women are witches when they will, So is wine, so is wine; They make the statesman lose his skill, The soldier, lawyer, and divine; They put a gigg in the gravest skull, And send their wits to...show more

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  • Paperback | 62 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 127g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236666844
  • 9781236666840