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Thomas Hood

Thomas Hood

Born: May 23, 1799
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
Died: May 3, 1845

Occupation: Humorist and Poet
Profile: Best known for Odes and Addresses to Great People.

Number of Quotes: 4

Good-morrow to the golden morning!
Good-morrow to the world's delight!
I've come to bless thy life's beginning,
That hath made my own so bright!

I love thee - I love thee,
'Tis all that I can say
It is my vision in the night,
My dreaming in the day.

Oh, if it be to choose and call thee mine,
Love, thou art every day my Valentine!

So mayst thou live, dear! many years,
In all the bliss that life endears,
Not without smiles, nor yet from tears
Too strictly kept:
When first thy infant littleness
I folded in my fond caress,
The greatest proof of happiness
Was this - I wept.

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