Give Me Women, Wine, And Snuff Poem by John Keats

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.

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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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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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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Dr Dillip K Swain 04 April 2022

A beauty! One can take it either way!

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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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John Keats

John Keats

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