Lambs and Wolves, Alcoholic Flux, Animals and Alcohol, Not Everything in the Garden was Rosy, and a Warning from Eubulus

Eubulus' advice applies to animals too

Finally, and not surprisingly, the large gathering of insects eventually attracted the notice of predators.  When it comes to drinking — perhaps even for insects — maybe it is wise to heed the advice of that statesman of ancient Greece Eubulus:

I mix three drinks for the temperate:
One for health, which they empty first,
The second for love and pleasure,
The third for sleep.
When these cups are emptied, the wise go home.
The fourth drink is ours no longer, but belongs to violence…

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