Charles Lamb

1775 - 1834

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

. . . who ran Through each mode of the lyre, and was master of all.

Charles Lamb (1775 - 1834)

Source: On the Death of Sheridan.

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A Quote by Charles Lamb on heart

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And when once the young heart of a maiden is stolen, The maiden herself will steal after it soon.

Charles Lamb (1775 - 1834)

Source: Ill Omens.

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A Quote by Charles Lamb

The moon looks On many brooks, "The brook can see no moon but this."

Charles Lamb (1775 - 1834)

Source: While Gazing on the Moon's Light.

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A Quote by Charles Lamb

When did morning ever break, And find such beaming eyes awake?

Charles Lamb (1775 - 1834)

Source: Fly not yet.

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A Quote by Charles Lamb

Neat, not gaudy.

Charles Lamb (1775 - 1834)

Source: Letter to Wordsworth, 1806.

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A Quote by Charles Lamb on heaven, illusions, joy, tears, and world

This world is all a fleeting show, For man's illusion given; The smiles of joy, the tears of woe, Deceitful shine, deceitful flow,- There 's nothing true but Heaven.

Charles Lamb (1775 - 1834)

Source: This World is all a fleeting Show.

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