Charles Lamb Quotes

Lawyers, I suppose, were children once.

Boys are capital fellows in their own way, among their mates but they are unwholesome companions for grown people.

I mean your borrowers of books - those mutilators of collections, spoilers of the symmetry of shelves, and creators of odd volumes.

Lawers, I suppose, were children once.

My motto is: Contented with little, yet wishing for more.

Nothing to me is more distasteful than that entire complacency and satisfaction which beam in the countenances of a newly married couple.

Tis the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense, and have her nonsense respected.



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Frost At Midnight
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The Frost performs its secret ministry,
Unhelped by any wind. The owlet's cry
Came loud, -and hark, again! loud as before.
The inmates of my cottage, all at rest,
Have left me to that solitude, which suits
Abstruser musings: save that at my side
My cradled infant slumbers peacefully.
'Tis calm indeed! so calm, that it disturbs
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