Charles Lamb

Charles Lamb

Born: February 10, 1775
Birthplace: Inner Temple, London, England, United Kingdom
Died: December 27, 1834

Occupation: Author and Critic
Profile: Regarded as the most lovable figure in English literature. Best known for the Essays of Elia.

Number of Quotes: 2

A child's a plaything for an hour.

In the gradual desuetude of old observances, this custom of solemnizing our proper birth-day hath nearly passed away, or is left to children, who reflect nothing at all about the matter, nor understand any thing in it beyond cake and orange.

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