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Love Quickly Is Pall'd

Thomas Shadwell 1642 (Weeting or Lynford, Norfolk) – 1692 (London)

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.

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Submitted on May 13, 2011

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Thomas Shadwell

Thomas Shadwell was an English poet and playwright who was appointed Poet Laureate in 1689. more…

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