I come from good old Boston, The home of the bean and the cod, Where Cabots speak only to Lowells, And the Lowells speak only to God.
Another rendering of his Toast. For answer to same see Jones.
I am from Massachusetts, The land of the sacred cod, Where the Adamses snub the Abbotts And the Cabots walk with God.
Here's to your good health, and your family's good health, and may you all live long and prosper.washington irving
The wind that blows, the ship that goes and the lass that loves a sailor.
Here's a health to poverty; it sticks by us when all friends forsake us.
My boat is on the shore, And my bark is on the sea: But, before I go, Tom Moore, Here's a double health to thee!lord byron
But the standing toast that pleased me most Was, "The wind that blows; the ship that goes, And the lass that loves a sailor!"charles dibdin
Ho! stand to your glasses steady! 'Tis all we have left to prize. A cup to the dead already, Hurrah for the next that dies.bartholomew dowling
And he that will this health deny, Down among the dead men let him lie.john dyer
L'Abbé de Ville proposed a toast, His master, as the rising Sun: Reisbach then gave the Empress Queen, As the bright Moon and much praise won.
Here's to old Adam's crystal ale, Clear sparkling and divine, Fair H2O, long may you flow, We drink your health (in wine).oliver herford
The bubble winked at me, and said, "You'll miss me brother, when you're dead."oliver herford
Here's to the town of New Haven, The home of the truth and the light, Where God speaks to Jones, In the very same tones, That he uses with Hadley and Dwight.
Drink to me only with thine eyes, And I will pledge with mine; Or leave a kiss but in the cup, And I'll not look for wine.Ben Jonson
The thirst that from the soul doth rise, Doth ask a drink divine; But might I of Jove's nectar sup, I would not change for thine.Ben Jonson
To the old, long life and treasure; To the young, all health and pleasure.Ben Jonson
Here's to you, as good as you are, And here's to me, as bad as I am; But as good as you are, and as bad as I am, I am as good as you are, as bad as I am.
Drink to me with your eyes alone…. And if you will, take the cup to your lips and fill it with kisses, and give it so to me.
I, whenever I see thee, thirst, and holding the cup, apply it to my lips more for thy sake than for drinking.
May the hinges of friendship never rust, or the wings of luve lose a feather.Edward ramsay
I'll drink a cup to Scotland yet, Wi' a' the honours three.
The cannons to the heavens, the heavens to earth, "Now the king drinks to Hamlet."william shakespeare
Here's a health to the lass with the merry black eyes! Here's a health to the lad with the blue ones!william winter