Charles Lamb

1775 - 1834

A Quote by Charles Lamb on silence

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Gone before To that unknown and silent shore.

Charles Lamb (1775 - 1834)

Source: Hester. Stanza 7.

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A Quote by Charles Lamb on society

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He might have proved a useful adjunct, if not an ornament to society.

Charles Lamb (1775 - 1834)

Source: Captain Starkey.

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A Quote by Charles Lamb on world

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There is not in the wide world a valley so sweet As that vale in whose bosom the bright waters meet.

Charles Lamb (1775 - 1834)

Source: The Meeting of the Waters.

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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 sleep

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Oh, breathe not his name! let it sleep in the shade, Where cold and unhonour'd his relics are laid,

Charles Lamb (1775 - 1834)

Source: Oh breathe not his Name.

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A Quote by Charles Lamb on absence, body, and present

For with G. D., to be absent from the body is sometimes (not to speak profanely) to be present with the Lord.

Charles Lamb (1775 - 1834)

Source: Oxford in the Vacation.

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