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Drink To Me Only With Thine Eyes Lyrics

from Personal File

"Drink To Me Only With Thine Eyes" is track #9 on the album Personal File. It was written by Darelid, Thomas / Jonson, Benjamin.
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Drink to me only with thine eyes
And I will pledge with mine.
Or leave a kiss within the cup
And I'll not ask for wine.
The thirst that from the soul doth rise
Doth ask a drink divine;
But might I of Jove's nectar sip,
I would not change for thine.

I sent thee late a rosy wreath,
Not so much hon'ring thee
As giving it a hope that there
It could not withered be,
But thou thereon did'st only breathe,
And sent'st it back to me,
Since when it grows and smells, I swear
Not of itself, but thee.

*repeat first verse

Songwriters
DARELID, THOMAS / JONSON, BENJAMIN

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Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, EMI Music Publishing

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