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IMITATION OF TIBULLUS, by                 Poet Analysis     Poet's Biography
First Line: Cruel cerinthus! Does the fell disease
Last Line: By death alone I can avoid your hate.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Hate

CRUEL Cerinthus! does the fell disease
Which racks my breast your fickle bosom please?
Alas! I wish'd but to o'ercome the pain,
That I might live for love and you again:
But now I scarcely shall bewail my fate;
By death alone I can avoid your hate.

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