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George Gordon or Lord Byron
George Gordon/Lord Byron
1788-1824


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Fill The Goblet Again
Lines Inscribed Upon A Cup Formed from A
     Skull  A/V
My Boat Is on the Shore

from the epic poem Don Juan
Few things surpass old wine

Man, being reasonable, must get drunk
'Tis melancholy and a fearful sign

from  A Translation of Anacreon
Mingle with the genial bowl



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Juan would question further
Lord Byron, British poet (1788-1824)


Juan would question further, but she press'd
His lip to hers, and silenced him with this,
And then disiniss'd the omen from her breast,
Defying augury with that fond kiss ;
And no doubt of all methods 'tis the best;
Some people prefer wine 'tis not amiss ;
I have tried both; so those who would a part take
May choose between the headache and the
heartache.

One of the two, according to your choice,
Woman or wine, you'll have to undergo;
Both maladies are taxes on our joys:
But which to choose, I really hardly know;
And if I had to give a casting voice,
For both sides I could many reasons show,
And then decide, without great wrong to either,
It were much better to have both than neither.


Canto IV, stanza 24 & 25 from Don Juan (1857)


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