Thomas Hood

1798 - 1845

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

Contributed by: Zaady

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.

Contributed by: Zaady

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