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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 Boys are capital fellows in their own way, among their mates; but they are unwholesome companions for grown people. Quote Right
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Quote Left To be sick is to enjoy monarchical prerogatives. 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 My motto is: Contented with little, yet wishing for more. Quote Right
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