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Charles Lamb's Profile

Brief about Charles Lamb: By info that we know Charles Lamb was born at 1970-01-01. And also Charles Lamb is English Critic.

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

Tags: Among, Companions, Grown

Cards are war, in disguise of a sport.

Tags: Cards, Disguise, War

Clap an extinguisher upon your irony if you are unhappily blessed with a vein of it.

Tags: Blessed, Clap, Irony

Credulity is the man's weakness, but the child's strength.

Tags: Child, Strength, Weakness

For thy sake, tobacco, I would do anything but die.

Tags: Die, Thy, Tobacco

I love to lose myself in other men's minds.

Tags: Lose, Love, Men

It is good to love the unknown.

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Lawyers, I suppose, were children once.

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My theory is to enjoy life, but the practice is against it.

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Newspapers always excite curiosity. No one ever puts one down without the feeling of disappointment.

Tags: Curiosity, Feeling, Newspapers

Riches are chiefly good because they give us time.

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Shakespeare is one of the last books one should like to give up, perhaps the one just before the Dying Service in a large Prayer book.

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She unbent her mind afterwards - over a book.

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The human species, according to the best theory I can form of it, is composed of two distinct races, the men who borrow and the men who lend.

Tags: Best, Human, Men

The man must have a rare recipe for melancholy, who can be dull in Fleet Street.

Tags: Melancholy, Rare, Street

The measure of choosing well, is, whether a man likes and finds good in what he has chosen.

Tags: Good, Measure, Whether

The red-letter days, now become, to all intents and purposes, dead-letter days.

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The teller of a mirthful tale has latitude allowed him. We are content with less than absolute truth.

Tags: Him, Less, Truth

To be sick is to enjoy monarchical prerogatives.

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A book reads the better which is our own, and has been so long known to us, that we know the topography of its blots, and dog's ears, and can trace the dirt in it to having read it at tea with buttered muffins.

Tags: Book, Dog, Read