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Francis T. Palgrave, ed. (1824–1897). The Golden Treasury.  1875.
B. Jonson
XC. To Celia
DRINK to me only with thine eyes, 
  And I will pledge with mine; 
Or leave a kiss but in the cup 
  And I'll not look for wine. 
The thirst that from the soul doth rise         5
  Doth ask a drink divine; 
But might I of Jove's nectar sup, 
  I would not change for thine. 
I sent thee late a rosy wreath, 
  Not so much honouring thee  10
As giving it a hope that there 
  It could not wither'd be. 
But thou thereon didst only breathe 
  And sent'st it back to me; 
Since when it grows, and smells, I swear,  15
  Not of itself but thee! 

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