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Pleasant and Divertive.
The Cautious Drinker : New set by Mr.
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MY Masters and Friends, who ever intends,
To trouble this Room with Discourse ;
You that sit by are as guilty as I,
Be your talk the better or worse :
Now lest you should prate of Matters of State,
Or any thing else that might hurt us ;
We rather will drink off our Cups to the brink,
And then we shall speak to the purpose.
Suppose you speak clean from the matter you mean,
That's not a Pin here or there ;
Yet take this Advice, be both merry and wise,
Ye know not what Creatures be near j
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