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“Asparagus inspires gentle thoughts.”

Charles Lamb, writer, poet, essayist, English, food


Friday September 22, 2017

Authority? Do you mean the pinnacle of order, as in “the market”? Or do you mean “realms within”? Lunch yesterday at a fast-food chain placed me in proximity to cops… 347 more words

The Works of Charles Lamb

Complete in 3 volumes. Three Sirens Press, New York; nd, ca1950. Introduction and notes by Alfred Ainger. Three-quarter blue cloth with silk boards. 8vo. Fine. 57 more words

Rare Books

Review of "Tales from Shakespeare" by Charles and Mary Lamb

    I don’t recommend that you read Tales from Shakespeare by Charles and Mary Lamb.  The plots of the stories within the book are illogical.  The plots of the stories in this book are the same as they were when Shakespeare wrote them.   1,849 more words

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Victoria by Daisy Goodwin

The question isn’t whether the teenage Queen Victoria had a crush on her elderly Private Secretary, the question remains about what sort of feelings Lord Melbourne had towards Her Majesty. 835 more words


Great Quotes

“. . . the mind will make friends with anything.”

—Charles Lamb

Almost forgotten to time, Charles Lamb was an author and essayist, who befriended the likes of Coleridge and Wordsworth. 130 more words