On my wedding day
Language: English 
Here's a happy New Year! but with reason
I beg you'll permit me to say --
[Wish me many returns of the Season,
But as few as you please of the Day.]1

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1 Medwin (Conversations, 1824, p. 156) prints an alternative: "You may wish me returns of the season,/ Let us, prithee, have none of the day!"

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This text was added to the website: 2012-03-01
Line count: 4
Word count: 31