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Charles Lamb Biography...Charles Lamb (London, 10 February 1775 – Edmonton, 27 December 1834) was an English essayist, best known for his Essays of Elia and for the children's book Tales from Shakespeare, which he produced with his sister, Mary Lamb (1764–1847). Lamb has been referred to by E.V. Lucas, his principal biographer, as the most lovable figure in English literature, and his influence on the English essay form surely cannot be overestimated.. English essayist and poet


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Quote Left Man is a gaming animal. He must always be trying to get the better in something or other. Quote Right
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Quote Left Riches are chiefly good because they give us time. Quote Right
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Quote Left I mean your borrowers of books - those mutilators of collections, spoilers of the symmetry of shelves, and creators of odd volumes. Quote Right
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Quote Left The greatest pleasure I know, is to do a good action by stealth, and to have it found out by accident. Quote Right
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Quote Left Nothing to me is more distasteful than that entire complacency and satisfaction which beam in the countenances of a newly married couple. Quote Right
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