Are-sah, take a seat or two.
If you don't like my saying
I'll take that seat. Neh, what do you say? £
Can't drink sake with such cheep dried cuttlefish grilled
with soy source, so you say?
You'll have a good drinking partner soon.
Don't you know that there is saying that
refined drinking gather
speople around. Ho, ho ho.
Oh, I made up such a outrageous pun
didn't I? Owya, would you stand me
something to eat along the drink? Then,
I'll take it with my beak
and swallow it without checking at all
whatever it is.
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¡From Big Edo Prints¡
Although the down goods from the west (i.e. Kyoto, Osaka) had
lost its name along the age, sake was out of this tendency. Sake
consumed in Edo were mostly brought from the west. The ratio of
sake from west vs. produced in Edo was 900,000 vs. 100,000 barrels
at end of Edo era.