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Poem by Thomas Shadwell


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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.



Thomas Shadwell


Thomas Shadwell's other poems:
  1. Dear Pretty Youth
  2. Your Awful Voice
  3. Halcyon Days
  4. Nymphs and Shepherds
  5. Prepare, Prepare


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