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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Remedy
 
The remedy is worse than the disease.
        Bacon.—Essay XV. on Seditions, last Line.
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Withdraw thy action, and depart in peace;
The remedy is worse than the disease.
        Dryden’s Juvenal, Satire XVI.
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Better that we awhile had borne
E’en all those ills which most displease,
Than sought a cure far worse than the disease.
        Buckingham.—Chorus III. in Marcus Brutus.
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