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First Line: Yes, be the glorious revel mine
Last Line: Because I love to drink too.
Alternate Author Name(s): Anakreon; Anacreontea
Subject(s): Pleasure; Drinks & Drinking; Wine


EARTH is a thirsty drinker,
The trees drink from its bosom,
The ocean drinks the wet winds,
The fiery sun the ocean,
The moon drinks in the sun's light.
Then why, my friends, be angry,
Because I love to drink too.





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