by Robert Herrick

LOVE-SICK I am, and must endure
A desperate grief, that finds no cure.
Ah me !  I try ; and trying, prove
No herbs have power to cure love.
Only one sovereign salve I know,
And that is death, the end of woe.

Herrick, Robert. Works of Robert Herrick. vol I.
Alfred Pollard, ed.
London, Lawrence & Bullen, 1891. 72.

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