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Whitney's Choice of Emblemes 146

In juventam

Two sonnes of JOVE that best of man deserve,
APOLLO great, and BACCHUS, this impartes:
With diet good, the one doth healthe preserve,
With pleasante wine, the other cheares our hartes.
   And theise, the worlde immortall Goddes would have,
   Bicause longe life, with sweete delighte, they gave.

But if theise are so soveraigne unto man,
That here, with joye they doe increase his daies,
And freshe doe make the carefull colour wanne:
And keepe him longe from sicknes, and disease:
   I graunte, they ought to be renowmed more,
   Then all the Goddes, the Poëttes did adore.