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Floridi. De Ebrioso
by Richard Lovelace

FLORIDI. DE EBRIOSO.

Phoebus me in somnis vetuit potare Lyaeum,
Pareo praeceptis: tunc bibo cum vigilo.

OF A DRUNKARD.

Phoebus asleep forbad me wine to take:
I yield; and now am only drunk awake.