She unbent her mind afterwards---over a book.
Charles Lamb (1775 - 1834)
Contributed by: Zaady
It is good to love the unknown.
Source: Valentine's Day.
Gone before To that unknown and silent shore.
Source: Hester. Stanza 7.
He might have proved a useful adjunct, if not an ornament to society.
Source: Captain Starkey.
There is not in the wide world a valley so sweet As that vale in whose bosom the bright waters meet.
Source: The Meeting of the Waters.
Whose wit in the combat, as gentle as bright, Ne'er carried a heart-stain away on its blade.
Source: On the Death of Sheridan.
My only books Were woman's looks,- And folly 's all they 've taught me.
Source: The Time I 've lost in wooing.
I feel like one Who treads alone Some banquet-hall deserted, Whose lights are fled, Whose garlands dead, And all but he departed.
Source: Oft in the Stilly Night.
If thou would'st have me sing and play As once I play'd and sung, First take this time-worn lute away, And bring one freshly strung.
Source: If Thou would 'st have Me sing and play.
Oh, breathe not his name! let it sleep in the shade, Where cold and unhonour'd his relics are laid,
Source: Oh breathe not his Name.
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