Thursday, 4 March 2010

I hate my life


My pain’s past cure, another hell,
I may not in this torment dwell!
Now desperate I hate my life,
Lend me a halter or a knife
All my griefs to this are jolly,
Naught so damned as melancholy.

- Robert Burton (1577 - 1640)

(Via: The Ecologist: No-one put Keats on a well-being course and a dose of Prozac by Tom Hodgkinson)

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