Charles Lamb

1775 - 1834

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 art, guilt, heart, and love

I know not, I ask not, if guilt 's in that heart, I but know that I love thee whatever thou art.

Charles Lamb (1775 - 1834)

Source: Come, rest in this Bosom.

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A Quote by Charles Lamb on death and love

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Love on through all ills, and love on till they die.

Charles Lamb (1775 - 1834)

Source: The Fire-Worshippers..

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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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