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...serious and very seasonable. I do not think it will convert the club at Pisa, neither do I think it will satisfy the bigots on our side the water. Something like a parody on the song of Ariel would please them better.
Full fathom five the Atheist lies, Of his bones are hell-dice made.--
I want time, or fancy, to fill up the rest. I sincerely sympathise with you on your doleful confinement. Of Time, Health, and Riches, the first in order is not last in excellence.Riches are chiefly good because they give us time.What a weight of wearisome prison hours have [I] to look back and forward to, as quite cut out [of] life--and the sting of the thing is, that for six hours every day I have no business which I could not contract into two, if they would let me work Task-work. I shall be glad to hear that your grievance is mitigated.
Shelly I saw once. His voice was the most obnoxious squeak I ever was tormented with, ten thousand times worse than the Laureat's, whose voice is the worst part about him,... Lamb, Charles
Excerpt from The Works of Charles and Mary Lamb — Volume 6 Letters 1821-1842 · This quote is about riches · Search on Google Books to find all references and sources for this quotation.
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