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Charles Lamb
(1775-1834) born on
Feb 10
English essayist, author. The Mitre Courtier was master of the essay, e.g., "Essays of Elia," 1823.
I love to lose myself in other men's minds. When I am not walking, I am reading. I cannot sit and think; books think for me.

He has left off reading altogether, to the great improvement of his originality.
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.
This is my motto: Contented with little, yet wishing for more.
Pain is life - the sharper, the more evidence of life.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Last Essays of Elia," 'Detached Thoughts on Books and Reading.'
R: "The Last Essays of Elia," "Detached Thoughts on Books and Reading," 1833.
A: "The Two Races of Men."
N: In "Correct Quotes for DOS," WordStar International, 1991.
K: Letter to Bernard Barton, 9 Jan 1824.

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