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