Thomas Hood

1798 - 1845

A Quote by Thomas Hood on god

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O God! that bread should be so dear, And flesh and blood so cheap!

Thomas Hood (1798 - 1845)

Source: The Song of the Shirt.

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A Quote by Thomas Hood on death and good

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Oh would I were dead now, Or up in my bed now, To cover my head now, And have a good cry!

Thomas Hood (1798 - 1845)

Source: A Table of Errata.

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A Quote by Thomas Hood on death

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One more unfortunate Weary of breath, Rashly importunate, Gone to her death.

Thomas Hood (1798 - 1845)

Source: The Bridge of Sighs.

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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.

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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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