And now, in madness, Being full of supper and distempering draughts, Upon malicious bravery, dost thou come To start my quiet.
The Sphere would willingly have continued his lessons by indoctrinating me in the conformation of all regular Solids, Cylinders, Cones, Pyramids, Pentahedrons, Hexahedrons, Dodecahedrons, and Spheres: but I ventured to interrupt him. Not that I was wearied of knowledge. On the contrary, I thirsted for yet deeper and fuller draughts than he was offering to me.edwin abbot
Fill it up. I take as large draughts of liquor as I did of love. I hate a flincher in either.john gay
In crystal vapour everywhere Blue isles of heaven laughed between, And far, in forest-deeps unseen, The topmost elm-tree gather'd green From draughts of balmy air.
I drink deep draughts of its nectar.
Headstones stagger under great draughts of time after heads pass out, and their world must reel speechless, blind in the end about its chilling starJohn originally John Allyn Smith Berryman
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