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" Man, being reasonable, must get drunk ; The best of life is but intoxication : Glory, the grape, love, gold, in these are sunk The hopes of all men, and of every nation ; Without their sap, how branchless were the trunk Of life's strange tree, so fruitful... "
The works of ... lord Byron - Page 212
by George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1821
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Fraser's Magazine for Town and Country, Volume 19

1879 - 820 pages
...future that can possibly console us for not being always twenty-five ? ' Journal (Life, p. 210). ' Man, being reasonable, must get drunk ; The best of life is but intoxication.' Don Juan. ' I am grown as tired as Solomon of everything, and of myself more than any thing.' Letter...
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Fraser's Magazine, Volume 99

1879 - 826 pages
...future that can possibly console us for not being always twenty-five ? ' Journal (Life, p. 210). ' Man, being reasonable, must get drunk; The best of life is but intoxication.' Don Juan. ' I am grown as tired as Solomon of everything, and of myself more than anything.' Letter...
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The poetical works of lord Byron, ed. with a critical mem. by W. M. Rossetti

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1880 - 630 pages
...and soda-water the day after. CLXXIX. Man, heing reasonahle, must get drunk ; The hest of life is hut intoxication : Glory, the grape, love, gold, in these...men, and of every nation : Without their sap, how hranchless were the trunk Of life's strange tree, so fruitful on occasion : But to return : Get very...
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The poetical works of lord Byron, ed. with a critical mem. by W. M. Rossetti

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1881 - 684 pages
...vainLet us have wine and women, mirth and laughter, Sermons and soda-water the day after. CLXXIX. Man, being reasonable, must get drunk ; The best of life...when You wake with headache, you shall see what then. . Ring for your valet— bid him quickly bring Some hock and soda-water, then you'll koov A pleasure...
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The poetical works of lord Byron. Repr. with life, notes &c. 'Albion' ed

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1881 - 802 pages
...they preach Let us have wine and women, mirth and laughter, Sermons and soda-water the day after. Man, ra's eye, which roll'd on me, Can now no more my love recall : seewhat then. CLXXX. Ring for your valet — bid him quickly bring Some hock and soda-water, then you'll...
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A Dictionary of Quotations from the English Poets

Henry George Bohn - 1881 - 738 pages
...continued. Inspiring bold John Barleycorn, What dangers thou canst make us scorn. Burns, Tam QF& Man, being reasonable, must get drunk ; The best of life...Glory, the grape, love, gold, — in these are sunk The nopes of all men, and of every nation. Byron, DJ IT. 17'J. 'Tis pity wine should be so deleterious,...
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Baily's Magazine of Sports and Pastimes, Volume 36

1881 - 470 pages
...wishes, appetites and ambitions not possessed by the lower order of animals. ' Love, glory, the grape — in these are sunk The hopes of all men and of every nation ; Without their sap how leafless were the trunk Of life's strange tree, so fruitful on occasion.' All this is true and sound...
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Baily's Magazine of Sports and Pastimes, Volume 36

Tresham Gilbey - 1881 - 476 pages
...appetites and ambitions not possessed by the lower order of animals. ' Love, glory, the grape—in these are sunk The hopes of all men and of every nation ; Without their sap how leafless were the trunk Of life's strange tree, so fruitful on occasion.' All this is true and sound...
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The Cyclopædia of Practical Quotations: English and Latin, with an Appendix ...

1882 - 1434 pages
...tippenny, we fear nae evil: Wi' usquebae w'll face the devil. c. BURNS— Tarn O'Shanter. Line 105. Man, being reasonable, must get drunk; The best of life...when You wake with headache, you shall see what then. d. BYBON — Don Juan. Canto II. St. 2C9. Ha!— gee where the wild-blazing Grog-Shop appears. As the...
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The Cyclopædia of Practical Quotations: English and Latin, with an Appendix ...

Jehiel Keeler Hoyt - 1882 - 914 pages
...we fear пае evil; Wi' usquebae w'll face the devil. c. BUKNS— Tarn 0' Shunter. Line 105. Man, being reasonable, must get drunk ; The best of life...grape, love, gold, in these are sunk The hopes, of nil men and of every nation; Without their sap, how branchless were the trunk Of life's strange tree,...
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