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Comprehensive information about Charles Lamb including biographical information, facts, literary works, and more. 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 This educational Charles Lamb resource has information about the author's life, works, quotations, articles and essays, and more.


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Quote Left Let us live for the beauty of our own reality. Quote Right
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Quote Left When I consider how little of a rarity children are -- that every street and blind alley swarms with them -- that the poorest people commonly have them in most abundance -- that there are few marriages that are not blest with at least one of these bargains -- how often they turn out ill, and defeat the fond hopes of their parents, taking to vicious courses, which end in poverty, disgrace, the gallows, etc. -- I cannot for my life tell what cause for pride there can possibly be in having them. Quote Right
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Quote Left Credulity is the man's weakness, but the child's strength. Quote Right
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Quote Left Lawers, I suppose, were children once. Quote Right
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Quote Left I have had playmates, I have had companions, In my days of childhood, in my joyful school-days,... Quote Right
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