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

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

Charles Lamb (1775 - 1834)

Source: The Last Rose of Summer.

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A Quote by Charles Lamb on day

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The English writer, Charles Lamb, said one day: "I hate that man." "But you don't know him." "Of course, I don't," said Lamb. "Do you think I could possibly hate a man I know?"

Charles Lamb (1775 - 1834)

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A Quote by Charles Lamb on world

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We see the world not as it is, but as we are.

Charles Lamb (1775 - 1834)

Source: A Farewell to Tobacco

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A Quote by Charles Lamb on darkness, hope, mortality, prayer, silence, soul, spirit, world, and worship

As down in the sunless retreats of the ocean Sweet flowers are springing no mortal can see, So deep in my soul the still prayer of devotion, Unheard by the world, rises silent to Thee. As still to the star of its worship, though clouded, The needle points faithfully o'er the dim sea, So dark when I roam in this wintry world shrouded, The hope of my spirit turns trembling to Thee.

Charles Lamb (1775 - 1834)

Source: The Heart's Prayer.

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