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OBSERVATIONS IN THE ART OF ENGLISH POESY: 9. TROCHAIC VERSE: THE FIFTH EPIGRAM, by             Poet's Biography
First Line: Toasts as snakes or as the mortal henbane
Last Line: But it drinks up ale: that hunks detesteth.
Subject(s): Drinks & Drinking; Wine


Toasts as snakes or as the mortal henbane
Hunks detests when huffcap ale he tipples,
Yet the bread he grants the fumes abateth:
Therefore apt in ale: true, and he grants it;
But it drinks up ale: that Hunks detesteth.





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