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Whitney's Choice of Emblemes 156a

Dolor è medicina

A Purblinde dame agreed with one to helpe her sight;
Who, daylie when he home retorn'd, did steale what so he might.
At lengthe when all was gone, the pacient gan to see:
And then, the false Phisition ask'd the price, they did agree.
Whereat quoth she, alas, no remedie I finde:
Bycause my sences either faile, or ells my eies bee blinde.
For, where my house before was garnish'd everie nooke:
I, nowe can see no goodes at all, though rounde about I looke.