„Beware the deadly fumes of that insane elation
Which rises from the cup of mad impiety,
And go, get drunk with that divine intoxication
Which is more sober far than all sobriety.“

"The Sober Drunkenness", p. 167.
Poetry of the Orient, 1865 edition

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