Love is a sickness

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Lyricist: Samuel Daniel,

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Love is a sickness full of woes,
All remedies refusing;
A plant that most with1 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! Heigh ho!

Love is a torment of the mind,
A tempest everlasting;
And Jove hath made it of2 a kind
Not well, nor full, nor fasting.
Why so?

1 Original is "with most"
2 Original is "of it"

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