Language: German (Deutsch)
I have no ale,
No wine I want;
My meat is scant.
No maid is near,
I have no wife;
But here's my pipe
And, on my life:
With it to smoke,
And woo the Muse,
To be a king
I would not choose.
But I crave all,
When she does fail --
Meat, wine and ale.
Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]
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Text added to the website: 2011-09-26 00:00:00.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:04:37
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