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Song: To Celia Summary & Analysis
by Ben Jonson

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"Song: To Celia" (better known as "Drink to me only with thine eyes") is Ben Jonson's famous love song, first published in his 1616 collection The Forest. The poem's speaker tells his beloved that her love is sweeter, more intoxicating, and more life-giving than even the nectar of the gods. Through its rich images of wine and roses, the poem suggests that love is the most powerful and delicious thing in all of heaven and earth.

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