Thomas Hood

1798 - 1845

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 men and pity

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When Eve upon the first of Men The apple press'd with specious cant, Oh! what a thousand pities then That Adam was not Adamant!

Thomas Hood (1798 - 1845)

Source: A Reflection

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A Quote by Thomas Hood on study

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No solemn sanctimonious face I pull, Nor think I 'm pious when I 'm only bilious; Nor study in my sanctum supercilious, To frame a Sabbath Bill or forge a Bull.

Thomas Hood (1798 - 1845)

Source: Ode to Rae Wilson.

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A Quote by Thomas Hood on charity and christianity

Alas for the rarity Of Christian charity Under the sun!

Thomas Hood (1798 - 1845)

Source: The Bridge of Sighs.

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A Quote by Thomas Hood on evil, heart, and thought

But evil is wrought by want of thought, As well as want of heart!

Thomas Hood (1798 - 1845)

Source: The Lady's Dream

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