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A laugh is worth a hundred groans in any market.  - Charles Lamb
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Poor Relations. - Last Essays of Elia (1833)
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The Letters of Charles Lamb: In which Many Mutilated Words and Passages Have Been Restored to Their Original Form: with Letters Never Before Published and Facsimiles of Original Ms. Letters and Poems (1905 edition)

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Born: February 10, 1775

Died: December 27, 1834 (aged 59)

Nationality: English

Occupation: Critic

Bio: Charles Lamb was an English essayist, best known for his Essays of Elia and for the children's book Tales from Shakespeare, which he produced with his sister, Mary Lamb. Lamb has been referred to by E.V. Lucas, his principal biographer, as the most lovable figure in English literature.

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