Riddle #265

By Jane Austen

Question: My first doth affliction denote,
which my second is destined to feel.
And my whole is the best antidote,
that affliction to soften and heal.

What am I?

Origin: http://www.pemberley.com/janeinfo/emmchrad.html

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