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Arthur Quiller-Couch, ed. 1919. The Oxford Book of English Verse: 1250–1900.
  
John Fletcher. 1579–1625
  
214. God Lyaeus
  
GOD Lyaeus, ever young, 
Ever honour'd, ever sung, 
Stain'd with blood of lusty grapes, 
In a thousand lusty shapes 
Dance upon the mazer's brim,         5
In the crimson liquor swim; 
From thy plenteous hand divine 
Let a river run with wine: 
  God of youth, let this day here 
  Enter neither care nor fear.  10
 
GLOSS:  mazer] a bowl of maple-wood.
 
 
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