poet John Keats

John Keats

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Give Me Women, Wine, And Snuff

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.

Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003

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  • Michael WalkerMichael Walker (9/19/2019 10:07:00 PM)

    '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 GayenPrabir Gayen (12/21/2018 12:01:00 AM)

    Extremely romantic poem with extraordinary skill and rhythm... Beautifully executed.. Awesome.

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  • Charity NduhiuCharity Nduhiu (8/29/2015 5:55:00 AM)

    A sweet poem. I have liked it.

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  • Ramesh T ARamesh T A (8/29/2015 3:21:00 AM)

    Lover of love surely is in need of woman, drink and snuff to do his job well!

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  • Roisin Murphy (5/23/2012 5:03:00 PM)

    Women, wine and snuff; I guess time doesn't change all. ha. Lovely work Mr Keats.

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  • Dr Hitesh Sheth (5/10/2009 12:06:00 AM)

    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 (8/20/2008 3:33:00 AM)

    time seems to only shovel out the dreamers, why?

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  • Susan WitmanSusan Witman (2/19/2008 4:55:00 PM)

    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 (2/19/2008 5:53:00 AM)

    blessed trinity - women, wine and snuff.200 years on I agree. that too coming from John Keats

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