John Keats

(31 October 1795 – 23 February 1821 / London, England)

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

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.


Comments about Give Me Women, Wine, And Snuff by John Keats

  • Prabir Gayen (12/21/2018 12:01:00 AM)


    Extremely romantic poem with extraordinary skill and rhythm... Beautifully executed.. Awesome. (Report) Reply

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


    A sweet poem. I have liked it. (Report) Reply

  • Ramesh 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! (Report) Reply

  • (5/23/2012 5:03:00 PM)


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

  • (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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  • (8/20/2008 3:33:00 AM)


    time seems to only shovel out the dreamers, why? (Report) Reply

  • (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..... (Report) Reply

  • (2/19/2008 5:53:00 AM)


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

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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003



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