A bumper of good liquor (Thomas Linley the elder)
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Title: A bumper of good liquor
Composer: Thomas Linley the elder
Lyricist: Richard Brinsley Sheridancreate page
Number of voices: 3vv Voicing: TTB
Genre: Secular, Glee
Instruments: A cappella
First published: 1776
Description: A glee from The Duenna
Original text and translations
A bumper of good liquor
Will end a contest quicker
Than justice, judge or vicar;
So fill each cheerful glass.
But if more deep the quarrel
Why sooner drain the barrel
Than be the hateful fellow
That's crabbed when he's mellow?