Charles Lamb

1775 - 1834

A Quote by Charles Lamb on play and time

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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.

Charles Lamb (1775 - 1834)

Source: If Thou would 'st have Me sing and play.

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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 companions, familiarity, and schools

I have had playmates, I have had companions, In my days of childhood, in my joyful school-days. All, all are gone, the old familiar faces.

Charles Lamb (1775 - 1834)

Source: Old Familiar Faces.

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A Quote by Charles Lamb on dreams, life, and love

But there 's nothing half so sweet in life As love's young dream.

Charles Lamb (1775 - 1834)

Source: Love's Young Dream.

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A Quote by Charles Lamb on darkness and people

Sound the loud timbrel o'er Egypt's dark sea! Jehovah has triumph'd, - his people are free.

Charles Lamb (1775 - 1834)

Source: Sound the Loud Timbrel.

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A Quote by Charles Lamb on beginning, justice, love, pleasure, sons, and vulgarity

Fly not yet; 't is just the hour When pleasure, like the midnight flower That scorns the eye of vulgar light, Begins to bloom for sons of night And maids who love the moon.

Charles Lamb (1775 - 1834)

Source: Fly not yet.

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A Quote by Charles Lamb on heaven and worth

Take all the pleasures of all the spheres, And multiply each through endless years,- One minute of heaven is worth them all.

Charles Lamb (1775 - 1834)

Source: Paradise and the Peri.

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A Quote by Charles Lamb

Presents, I often say, endear absents.

Charles Lamb (1775 - 1834)

Source: A Dissertation upon Roast Pig.

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A Quote by Charles Lamb on death and purpose

The red-letter days now become, to all intents and purposes, dead-letter days.

Charles Lamb (1775 - 1834)

Source: Oxford in the Vacation.

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A Quote by Charles Lamb on boredom and gold

Rich and rare were the gems she wore, And a bright gold ring on her wand she bore.

Charles Lamb (1775 - 1834)

Source: Rich and rare were the Gems she wore.

Contributed by: Zaady

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