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.
Contributed by: Zaady
Presents, I often say, endear absents.
Source: A Dissertation upon Roast Pig.
The red-letter days now become, to all intents and purposes, dead-letter days.
Source: Oxford in the Vacation.
Rich and rare were the gems she wore, And a bright gold ring on her wand she bore.
Source: Rich and rare were the Gems she wore.
Love on through all ills, and love on till they die.
Source: The Fire-Worshippers..
. . . who ran Through each mode of the lyre, and was master of all.
Source: On the Death of Sheridan.
And when once the young heart of a maiden is stolen, The maiden herself will steal after it soon.
Source: Ill Omens.
The moon looks On many brooks, "The brook can see no moon but this."
Source: While Gazing on the Moon's Light.
When did morning ever break, And find such beaming eyes awake?
Source: Fly not yet.
Neat, not gaudy.
Source: Letter to Wordsworth, 1806.
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