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Thomas Hood Quotes

(1799-1845), British Poet and Humorist

But who would rush at a benighted man, and give him two black eyes for being blind?

Category: Blindness

My books kept me from the ring, the dog-pit, the tavern, and the saloon.

Category: Books And Reading

A certain portion of the human race has certainly a taste for being diddled.

Category: Credulity

But evil is wrought by want of thought as well as want of heart!

Category: Evil

Gold! Gold! Gold! Bright and yellow, hard and cold.

Category: Gold

Oh, God! that bread should be so dear! And flesh and blood so cheap!

Category: Poverty And The Poor