Charles Lamb

1775 - 1834

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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A Quote by Charles Lamb on heart, power, and thought

When thus the heart is in a vein Of tender thought, the simplest strain Can touch it with peculiar power.

Charles Lamb (1775 - 1834)

Source: Evenings in Greece. First Evening.

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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.

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A Quote by Charles Lamb

You may break, you may shatter the vase if you will, But the scent of the roses will hang round it still.

Charles Lamb (1775 - 1834)

Source: Farewell! But whenever you welcome the Hour.

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A Quote by Charles Lamb on memory, secrets, and soul

And the tear that we shed, though in secret it rolls, Shall long keep his memory green in our souls.

Charles Lamb (1775 - 1834)

Source: Oh breathe not his Name.

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A Quote by Charles Lamb on harmony

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Sentimentally I am disposed to harmony; but organically I am incapable of a tune.

Charles Lamb (1775 - 1834)

Source: A Chapter on Ears.

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