Thomas Hood

1798 - 1845

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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A Quote by Thomas Hood on books and nature

Boughs are daily rifled By the gusty thieves, And the book of Nature Getteth short of leaves.

Thomas Hood (1798 - 1845)

Source: The Season.

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A Quote by Thomas Hood on god and providence

Even God's providence Seeming estrang'd.

Thomas Hood (1798 - 1845)

Source: The Bridge of Sighs.

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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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