UPON A PHYSICIAN.
by Robert Herrick
THOU cam'st to cure me, doctor, of my cold,
And caught'st thyself the more by twenty fold :
Prithee go home ; and for thy credit be
First cured thyself, then come and cure me.
Herrick, Robert. Works of Robert Herrick. vol I.
Alfred Pollard, ed.
London, Lawrence & Bullen, 1891. 121.