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Drink wine for thy body becomes atoms in the earth,
Thine earth after that becomes goblets and jars
Be thou heedless of hell and heaven
Why should a wise man be deceived about such things.

 

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Drink wine, for in dust when thy body shall dust be,
Of thy clay made shall winepots and jars to hold must be;
Neither reek thou of Heaven nor Hell: why deluded
In a life such as this should the wise and the just be?

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Drink wine! for when to dust your body turns,
Your clay becomes thereafter cups and urns,
Of Hell or Heaven reck not, for pray why should
A wise man be deceived in such concerns?

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