Thomas Hood

1798 - 1845

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 life, men, motherhood, sister, and wives

O men with sisters dear, O men with mothers and wives, It is not linen you 're wearing out, But human creatures' lives!

Thomas Hood (1798 - 1845)

Source: The Song of the Shirt.

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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)

Source: Ode; Autumn

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A Quote by Thomas Hood on life and silence

There is a silence where hath been no sound, There is a silence where no sound may be,- In the cold grave, under the deep, deep sea, Or in the wide desert where no life is found.

Thomas Hood (1798 - 1845)

Source: Sonnet. Silence.

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A Quote by Thomas Hood on experience, life, and worth

A moment's insight is sometimes worth a life's experience.

Thomas Hood (1798 - 1845)

Source: see Oliver Wendell Holmes

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A Quote by Thomas Hood

There's Bardus, a six-foot column of fop, A lighthouse without any light atop.

Thomas Hood (1798 - 1845)

Source: Miss Kilmansegg. Her First Step

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A Quote by Thomas Hood

A man that 's fond precociously of stirring Must be a spoon.

Thomas Hood (1798 - 1845)

Source: Morning Meditations.

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A Quote by Thomas Hood on happiness and heart

And there is even a happiness That makes the heart afraid.

Thomas Hood (1798 - 1845)

Source: Ode to Melancholy.

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A Quote by Thomas Hood

Another tumble! That 's his precious nose!

Thomas Hood (1798 - 1845)

Source: Parental Ode to my Infant Son.

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