Thomas Hood

1798 - 1845

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.

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A Quote by Thomas Hood

Sewing at once a double thread, A shroud as well as a shirt.

Thomas Hood (1798 - 1845)

Source: The Song of the Shirt.

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A Quote by Thomas Hood on kiss

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She stood breast-high amid the corn Clasp'd by the golden light of morn, Like the sweetheart of the sun, Who many a glowing kiss had won.

Thomas Hood (1798 - 1845)

Source: Ruth.

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A Quote by Thomas Hood

Spurn'd by the young, but hugg'd by the old To the very verge of the churchyard mould.

Thomas Hood (1798 - 1845)

Source: Her Moral.

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A Quote by Thomas Hood on listening and silence

I saw old autumn in the misty morn Stand shadowless like silence, listening To silence.

Thomas Hood (1798 - 1845)

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A Quote by Thomas Hood on tears

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My tears must stop, for every drop Hinders needle and thread.

Thomas Hood (1798 - 1845)

Source: The Song of the Shirt.

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A Quote by Thomas Hood on grief, hope, leisure, love, and time

No blessed leisure for love or hope, But only time for grief.

Thomas Hood (1798 - 1845)

Source: The Song of the Shirt.

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A Quote by Thomas Hood on dawn, day, and time

No sun, no moon, no morn, no noon, No dawn, no dusk, no proper time of day, . . . . . . No road, no street, no t' other side the way, . . . . . . No shade, no shine, no butterflies, no bees, No fruits, no flowers, no leaves, no buds.

Thomas Hood (1798 - 1845)

Source: November.

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A Quote by Thomas Hood on birds and cheerfulness

No warmth, no cheerfulness, no healthful ease, No comfortable feel in any member - No shade, no shine, no butterflies, no bees, No fruits, no flowers, no leaves, no birds - November!

Thomas Hood (1798 - 1845)

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