The air is like a draught of wine. The undertaker cleans his sign, The Hull express goes off the line, When it is raspberry time in Runcorn.
You need not hang up the ivy branch over the wine that will sell.
A man may surely be allowed to take a glass of wine by his own fireside.
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.
Seamen three! what men be ye? Gotham's three Wise Men we be. Whither in your bowl so free? To rake the moon from out the sea. The bowl goes trim. The moon doth shine, And our ballast is old wine.
The wine they drink in Paradise they make in Haute Lorraine.
Bacchus we thank who gave us wine Which warms the blood within our veins;
That nectar is itself divine. The man who drinks not, yet attains By godly grace to human rank Would be an angel if he drank.
A German wine label is one of the things lifes too short for, a daunting testimony to that peculiar nations love of detail and organization.
When I find someone I respect writing about an edgy, nervous wine that dithered in the glass, I cringe. When I hear someone I don't respect talking about an austere, unforgiving wine, I turn a bit austere and unforgiving myself. When I come across stuff like that and remember about the figs and bananas, I want to snigger uneasily. You can call a wine red, and dry, and strong, and pleasant. After that, watch out.
Give me women, wine and snuff Until I cry out hold, enough You may do so san objection Till the day of resurrection; For bless my beard then aye shall be
My beloved Trinity.
These laid the world away; poured out the red Sweet wine of youth; gave up the years to be Of work and joy, and that unhoped serene, That men call age; and those who would have been, Their sons, they gave, their immortality.
Wine is one of the most civilized things in the world and one of the most natural things of the world that has been brought to the greatest perfection, and it offers a greater range for enjoyment and appreciation than, possibly, any other purely sensory thing.
Drink no longer water, but use a little wine for thy stomachs sake and thine often infirmities.
It is well to remember that there are five reasons for drinking: the arrival of a friend; ones present or future thirst; the excellence of the wine; or any other reason.
Drink wine, and you will sleep well. Sleep and you will not sin. Avoid sin, and you will be saved. Ergo, drink wine and be saved
Wine ... cherish God and man.
What though youth gave love and roses age still leaves us friends and wine
Wine rejoices the heart of man and joy is the mother of all virtues.
Thou hast showed thy people hard things: Thou hast made us to drink the wine of astonishment.
Give strong drink unto him that is ready to perish, and wine unto those that be of heavy hearts. Let him drink, and forget his poverty, and remember his misery no more.
How much better is thy love than wine
Like the best wine . . . that goeth down sweetly, causing the lips of those that are asleep to speak.
Drink no longer water, but use a little wine for thy stomach's sake
Bring water, bring wine, boy! Bring flowering garlands to me! Yes, bring them, so that I may try a bout with love.
When men drink, then they are rich and successful and win lawsuits and are happy and help their friends. Quickly, bring me a beaker of wine, so that I may wet my mind and say something clever.