After-dinner talk Across the walnuts and the wine.
Pour out the wine without restraint or stay, Pour not by cups, but by the bellyful, pour out to all that wull.
Go, little book, and wish to all Flowers in the garden, meat in the hall, A bin of wine, a spice of wit, A house with lawns enclosing it, A living river by the door, A nightingale in the sycamore
His element is so fine being sharpened by his death, to drink from the wine-breath while our gross palates drink from the whole wine.
Oh, wherefore come ye forth in triumph from the north, With your hands, and your feet, and your raiment all red? And wherefore doth your rout send forth a joyous shout? And whence be the grapes of the wine-press which ye tread?
Wine gives great pleasure; and every pleasure is of itself a good. It is a good, unless counterbalanced by evil.
He said that few people had intellectual resources sufficient to forgo the pleasures of wine. They could not otherwise contrive how to fill the interval between dinner and supper.
If God forbade drinking, would He have made wine so good?
There is not the hundredth part of the wine consumed in this kingdom that there ought to be. Our foggy climate wants help
Let us have wine and women, mirth and laughter,
Sermons and soda-water the day after
A little saint best fits a little shrine, A little prop best fits a little vine,
As my small cruse best fits my little wine.
Here with a Loaf of Bread beneath the Bough,A Flask of Wine, a Book of Verse - and Thou Beside me singing in the Wilderness - And Wilderness is Paradise endow.
The best use of bad wine is to drive away poor relations.
I beg you come tonight and dine A welcome waits you and sound wine The Roederer chilly to a charm As Juno's breasts the claret warm .
I like best the wine drunk at the cost of others.
The wine seems to be very closed-in and seems to have entered a dumb stage. Sort of a Marcel Meursault.
They are not long, the days of wine and roses: Out of a misty dream, our path emerges for a while, then closes within a dream.
God made only water, but man made wine.
Wine is the most healthful and most hygienic of beverages.
The great evil of wine is that it first seizes the feet, it is a crafty wrestler.
It is better to hide ignorance, but it is hard to do this when we relax over wine.
I intend to die in a tavern; let the wine be placed near my dying mouth, so that when the choirs of angels come, they may say, God be merciful to this drinker
Alonso of Aragon was wont to say in commendation of age, that age appears to be best in four things - old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read.
Had I but died an hour before this chance I had lived a blessed time; for, from this instant,There's nothing serious in mortality, All is but toys; renown and grace is dead, The wine of life is drawn, and the mere lees Is left this vault to brag of.
Drink to me only with thine eyes, And I will pledge with mine; Or leave a kiss but in the cup And I will not look for wine.