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Terry Foreman  •  Link

A CATCH.

FLy, Boy, Fly, Boy, to the Cellars bottom:
View well your Quills and Bung, Sir.
Draw Wine to preserve the Lungs Sir;
Not rascally Wine to Rot u'm.
If the Quill runs foul,
Be a trusty soul, and cane it;
For the Health is such
An ill drop will much profane it.

An Antidote Against Melancholy: Made Up in Pills. Compounded of Witty ...
edited by John Payne Collier, 31, p. 93.
https://books.google.com/books?id=C5U7AQAAMAAJ&...

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Chart showing the number of references in each month of the diary’s entries.

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