Treasure Island

Thomas Dekker

(1572-1632 / England)

Poems of Thomas Dekker

1. Art Thou Poor 1/1/2004
2. Beauty Arise 1/1/2004
3. Cast away care 1/1/2004
4. Country Glee 1/1/2004
5. Cradle Song 4/20/2010
6. Fancies Are But Streams 4/20/2010
7. Fortune Smiles 4/20/2010
8. from: Shoemaker's Holiday, Or The Gentle Craft 4/20/2010
9. Golden Slumbers Kiss Your Eyes 1/1/2004
10. Haymakers, Rakers, Reapers, And Mowers 4/20/2010
11. Here Lies The Blithe Spring 1/1/2004
12. Patience 4/20/2010
13. Prologue: The Pleasant Comedy Of Old Fortunatus 4/20/2010
14. Rose 4/20/2010
15. Sweet Content 1/4/2003
16. The Invitation 1/1/2004
17. The Merry month of May 1/1/2004
18. The Noble Spanish Soldier 4/20/2010
19. What Bird So Sings 4/20/2010

Cast away care

Cast away care; he that loves sorrow
Lengthens not a day, nor can buy to-morrow ;
Money is trash, and he that will spend it,
Let him drink merrily, fortune will send it.
Merrily, merrily, merrily, oh, ho !
Play it off stiffly, we may not part so.

Wine is a charm, it heats the blood too,
Cowards it will arm, if the wine be good too ;

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