Thomas Hood

1798 - 1845

A Quote by Thomas Hood

Straight down the crooked lane, And all round the square.

Thomas Hood (1798 - 1845)

Source: A Plain Direction.

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A Quote by Thomas Hood

Take her up tenderly, Lift her with care; Fashioned so slenderly, Young, and so fair!

Thomas Hood (1798 - 1845)

Source: The Bridge of Sighs.

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A Quote by Thomas Hood on love

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The Quaker loves an ample brim, A hat that bows to no salaam; And dear the beaver is to him As if it never made a dam.

Thomas Hood (1798 - 1845)

Source: All round my Hat.

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A Quote by Thomas Hood on god

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Thus she stood amid the stooks, Praising God with sweetest looks.

Thomas Hood (1798 - 1845)

Source: Ruth.

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A Quote by Thomas Hood on life

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We watch'd her breathing through the night, Her breathing soft and low, As in her breast the wave of life Kept heaving to and fro.

Thomas Hood (1798 - 1845)

Source: The Death-Bed.

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A Quote by Thomas Hood on death

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When he is forsaken, Wither'd and shaken, What can an old man do but die?

Thomas Hood (1798 - 1845)

Source: Spring it is cheery.

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A Quote by Thomas Hood on women

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With fingers weary and worn, With eyelids heavy and red, A woman sat in unwomanly rags Plying her needle and thread,- Stitch! stitch! stitch!

Thomas Hood (1798 - 1845)

Source: The Song of the Shirt.

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A Quote by Thomas Hood on thinking and words

A moment's thinking is an hour in words.

Thomas Hood (1798 - 1845)

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A Quote by Thomas Hood on death, fear, hope, sleep, and thought

Our very hopes belied our fears, Our fears our hopes belied; We thought her dying when she slept, And sleeping when she died.

Thomas Hood (1798 - 1845)

Source: The Death-Bed.

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A Quote by Thomas Hood on water

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Seem'd washing his hands with invisible soap In imperceptible water.

Thomas Hood (1798 - 1845)

Source: Miss Kilmansegg. Her Christening.

Contributed by: Zaady

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