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Love Is A Sickness

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LOVE is a sickness full of woes,
   All remedies refusing;
A plant that with most cutting grows,
   Most barren with best using.
   Why so?

More we enjoy it, more it dies;
If not enjoy'd, it sighing cries--
   Heigh ho!
Love is a torment of the mind,
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Kevin Patrick 23 May 2019
A plant that with most cutting grows, Most barren with best using. Cannot imagine a better simile then that for defining the magnitude of loves woes.
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Dr Antony Theodore 23 May 2019
More we enjoy it, more it dies; If not enjoy'd, it sighing cries- Heigh ho! a different view of a love experience. tony
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Edward Kofi Louis 23 May 2019
Love and art! ! ! Thanks for sharing this poem with us.
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Savita Tyagi 23 May 2019
A plant that with most cutting grows.........heigh ho......
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Mahtab Bangalee 23 May 2019
love is a sickness! yeah; its medicine is only LOVE!
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One of the best poems by Samuel Daniel.......................
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M Asim Nehal 01 December 2016
And why so is something which nobody could answer.
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Kevin Patrick 27 January 2015
Sometimes the simplicity of the message is enough to speak volumes. A sumptuously apt work that I agree concurrently.
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Rex Doreen 29 January 2014
From Hymen's Triumph Act I The song of the first Chorus (right at the end)
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