20 Wine(A) is a mocker(B) and beer a brawler;
    whoever is led astray(C) by them is not wise.(D)

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17 Blessed is the land whose king is of noble birth
    and whose princes eat at a proper time—
    for strength and not for drunkenness.(A)

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11 Woe(A) to those who rise early in the morning
    to run after their drinks,
who stay up late at night
    till they are inflamed with wine.(B)

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22 Woe to those who are heroes at drinking wine(A)
    and champions at mixing drinks,(B)

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13 But see, there is joy and revelry,(A)
    slaughtering of cattle and killing of sheep,
    eating of meat and drinking of wine!(B)
“Let us eat and drink,” you say,
    “for tomorrow we die!”(C)

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And these also stagger(A) from wine(B)
    and reel(C) from beer:
Priests(D) and prophets(E) stagger from beer
    and are befuddled with wine;
they reel from beer,
    they stagger when seeing visions,(F)
    they stumble when rendering decisions.

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12 “Come,” each one cries, “let me get wine!(A)
    Let us drink our fill of beer!
And tomorrow will be like today,
    or even far better.”(B)

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     11 to prostitution;(A)
old wine(B) and new wine
    take away their understanding.(C)

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