Give Me Women, Wine, And Snuff

Rating: 3.2
GIVE me women, wine, and snuff
Untill I cry out "hold, enough!"
You may do so sans objection
Till the day of resurrection:
For, bless my beard, they aye shall be
My beloved Trinity.
Friday, January 3, 2003
Michael Walker 19 September 2019
'Women, wine and snuff'. Have never tried snuff, gave up wine and women gave up on me, I think. It's fine for Keats to love these three delights though.
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Prabir Gayen 21 December 2018
Extremely romantic poem with extraordinary skill and rhythm... Beautifully executed.. Awesome.
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Charity Nduhiu 29 August 2015
A sweet poem. I have liked it.
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Ramesh T A 29 August 2015
Lover of love surely is in need of woman, drink and snuff to do his job well!
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Roisin Murphy 23 May 2012
Women, wine and snuff; I guess time doesn't change all. ha. Lovely work Mr Keats.
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Dr Hitesh Sheth 10 May 2009
Truly a man of few needs, Who abhors the wantons greed, he just demands wine, women and snuff To get it is not a job tough...............A Good Work..........
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Gregory Collins 20 August 2008
time seems to only shovel out the dreamers, why?
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Susan Witman 19 February 2008
I really like the second line, Until I cry out: Hold enough! And in the end even the temptations of man don't compare with the Trinity. And I do mean man.For it would seem that Keats in the end praise the Spiritual and.....
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Don Suseelan 19 February 2008
blessed trinity - women, wine and snuff.200 years on I agree. that too coming from John Keats
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