by William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616)

These violent delights have violent ends
Language: English 
These violent delights have violent ends
And in their triumph die, like fire and powder,
Which as they kiss consume: the sweetest honey
Is loathsome in his own deliciousness
And in the taste confounds the appetite:
Therefore love moderately; long love doth so;
Too swift arrives as tardy as too slow.

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This text was added to the website: 2007-11-22
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