Drinking-Song, A. To an Affected, Sober Coxcomb, Who Said, It Was Miserable to Live Without Thought


A Merry Cup, ('Faith,) let us drink,
To be more Wise, the less we Think;
Since Thinking is a silly Thing,
Which brings us Care,
Fear, and Despair;
To leave off Thinking, we shou'd Sing:


We'll Sing, and Drink eternally,
Who thinks too much, too soon will die;
Too much Thought, is too little Sense;
He's sad, who thinks,
He's glad, who drinks,
He, who thinks least, is most a Prince:


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