Charles Lamb

1775 - 1834

A Quote by Charles Lamb on heart and wit

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Whose wit in the combat, as gentle as bright, Ne'er carried a heart-stain away on its blade.

Charles Lamb (1775 - 1834)

Source: On the Death of Sheridan.

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A Quote by Charles Lamb on books and women

My only books Were woman's looks,- And folly 's all they 've taught me.

Charles Lamb (1775 - 1834)

Source: The Time I 've lost in wooing.

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A Quote by Charles Lamb on death and departure

I feel like one Who treads alone Some banquet-hall deserted, Whose lights are fled, Whose garlands dead, And all but he departed.

Charles Lamb (1775 - 1834)

Source: Oft in the Stilly Night.

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A Quote by Charles Lamb on bravery and slavery

Oh for a tongue to curse the slave Whose treason, like a deadly blight, Comes o'er the councils of the brave, And blasts them in their hour of might!

Charles Lamb (1775 - 1834)

Source: The Fire-Worshippers.

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A Quote by Charles Lamb on lies and world

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When true hearts lie wither'd And fond ones are flown, Oh, who would inhabit This bleak world alone?

Charles Lamb (1775 - 1834)

Source: The Last Rose of Summer.

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A Quote by Charles Lamb on god, heart, and love

No, the heart that has truly lov'd never forgets; But as truly loves on to the close; As the sunflower turns on her god when he sets; The same look which she turn'd when he rose.

Charles Lamb (1775 - 1834)

Source: Believe me, if all those endearing young Charms.

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A Quote by Charles Lamb on soul

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There was a little man, and he had a little soul; And he said, Little Soul, let us try, try, try!

Charles Lamb (1775 - 1834)

Source: Little Man and Little Soul.

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A Quote by Charles Lamb on love

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When twilight dews are falling soft Upon the rosy sea, love, I watch the star whose beam so oft Has lighted me to thee, love.

Charles Lamb (1775 - 1834)

Source: When Twilight Dews.

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A Quote by Charles Lamb

As sunshine broken in the rill, Though turned astray, is sunshine still.

Charles Lamb (1775 - 1834)

Source: The Fire-Worshippers.

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A Quote by Charles Lamb on love

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'T is sweet to think that where'er we rove We are sure to find something blissful and dear; And that when we 're far from the lips we love, We 've but to make love to the lips we are near.

Charles Lamb (1775 - 1834)

Source: 'T is Sweet to Think.

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