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Could man be drunk for ever

Language: English

Could man be drunk for ever
  With liquor, love, or fights,
Lief should I rouse at morning
  And lief lie down at nights.
 
But men at whiles are sober
  And think by fits and starts,
And if they think, they fasten
  Their hands upon their hearts.


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Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)


Text added to the website: 2008-08-18.
Last modified: 2016-07-10 08:59:44
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Word count: 46

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