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IF, WHEN DON CUPID'S DART, by             Poet's Biography
Last Line: And others doth offend when 'tis let loose
Subject(s): Love Complaints


I F when Don Cupid's dart
Doth wound a heart,
We hide our grief
And shun relief,
The smart increaseth on that score;
For wounds unsearcht but rankle more.

2

Then if we whine, look pale,
And tell our tale,
Men are in pain
For us again;
So, neither speaking doth become
The lover's state, nor being dumb.

3

When this I do descry,
Then thus think I:
Love is the fart
Of every heart;
It pains a man when 'tis kept close,
And others doth offend when 'tis let loose.





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