Treasure Island

Thomas Shadwell

(1642 - 1692 / England)

Love Quickly Is Pall'd


Love quickly is pall'd,
Tho' with labour 'tis gain'd;
Wine never does cloy
Tho' with ease 'tis obtain'd.
We sing while you sigh,
We laugh while you weep;
Love robs you of rest,
Wine lulls us asleep.

Submitted: Thursday, January 01, 2004

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