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Karl von Meusebach, writes a flirtatious letter to his ‘little woman’ Ernestine von Witzleben - a poem about Champagne:
… it bubbles from the depths, the champagne flask’s winged spirit, to foam untasted, then to fly off into a silvery cloud.
Endowed with a bliss that fires the hearts of those who drink it. Hold tight to the bottle and gather bravely round, Be ever brave, strong, mighty, for joy’s proud steed is now unbound.
from HANDWRITTEN, Ten centuries of Manuscript treasures from staatsbibliothek zu Berlin at the National Library, Canberra. www.nla.gov.au