Charles Lamb

1775 - 1834

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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A Quote by Charles Lamb on cheerfulness, love, memory, tears, and words

Oft in the stilly night, Ere slumber's chain has bound me, Fond memory brings the light Of other days around me; The smiles, the tears, Of boyhood's years, The words of love then spoken; The eyes that shone Now dimmed and gone, The cheerful hearts now broken.

Charles Lamb (1775 - 1834)

Source: Oft in the Stilly Night.

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A Quote by Charles Lamb on argument

It argues an insensibility.

Charles Lamb (1775 - 1834)

Source: A Dissertation upon Roast Pig.

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A Quote by Charles Lamb on joy and pain

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Oh stay! oh stay! Joy so seldom weaves a chain Like this to-night, that oh 't is pain To break its links so soon.

Charles Lamb (1775 - 1834)

Source: Fly not yet.

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A Quote by Charles Lamb

Not if I know myself at all.

Charles Lamb (1775 - 1834)

Source: The Old and New Schoolmaster.

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A Quote by Charles Lamb

'T is the last rose of summer, Left blooming alone.

Charles Lamb (1775 - 1834)

Source: The Last Rose of Summer.

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