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ABSTINENCE, by ROBERT HERRICK    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Against diseases here the strongest fence
Last Line: Is the defensive vertue, abstinence.
Subject(s): Abstinence

ASHWEDNESDAY, by JOSEPH BEAUMONT    Poem Text                
First Line: Right welcome pleasant bitter day
Last Line: Being as gods discerning good & evill.
Subject(s): Abstinence; Ash Wednesday; Lent

ORTHODOXIES 10, by ECE AYHAN    Poem Source                
First Line: The last day in a leap year. Beginning night hours
Last Line: Pump fell quiet. Now a gray whisper, asked, who is it
Subject(s): Abstinence

SEXUALITY AND SPIRITUALITY, by JINAPADMA    Poem Source                
First Line: Her navel was a well of loveliness
Last Line: In thus preferring abstinence to me
Subject(s): Abstinence; Ascesticism

THE STOCKMAN'S TALE, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text                
First Line: "the campfire's burning brightly, and the coals are glowing red"
Last Line: Pass it by as I always have with silent cool contempt
Subject(s): Abstinence;alcohol & Alcoholics;brothers;death;story-telling; "half-brothers;dead, The;

TO GEORGE CRUIKSHANK, ESQ., ON SEEING HIS PICTURE ..., by MATTHEW ARNOLD    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Artist, whose hand with horror wing'd, hath torn
Last Line: Know thou the worst. So much, not more, he can.'
Subject(s): Abstinence; Caricature & Caricaturists; Cruikshank, George (1792-1878)