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Arthur Quiller-Couch, ed. 1919. The Oxford Book of English Verse: 1250–1900.
James Thomson. 1834–1882
799. The Vine
THE wine of Love is music, 
  And the feast of Love is song: 
And when Love sits down to the banquet, 
    Love sits long: 
Sits long and arises drunken,         5
  But not with the feast and the wine; 
He reeleth with his own heart, 
  That great, rich Vine. 
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