Monday, August 24, 2009

Daily Dose

From Poems by John Wilmot Earl of Rochester, edited by Vivian De Sola Pinto


"So when my Days of Impotence approach,
And I'me by Love and Wines unlucky chance,
Driv'n from the pleasing Billows of Debauch,
On the dull Shore of Temperance."

From Satires, The Maim'd Debauchee

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