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TO A FEMALE CUPBEARER.
BY ABD ALSALAM BEN RAGBAN.
COME, Leila, fill the goblet up—
Reach round the rosy wine;
Think not that we will take the cup
From any hand but thine.
A draught like this ‘twere vain to seek,
No grape can such supply
It steals its tint from Leila's cheek,
Its brightness from her eye.
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