Thomas Hood Quotes (164 quotes)
From the poem "A Black Job". Source: The Choice Works of Thomas Hood, 1854, p. 136
The Comic annual. By T. Hood (1839 edition)
Poems of Thomas Hood: In Two Volumes (1854 edition)
As quoted in "Life and Literature: Over two thousand extracts from ancient and modern writers, and classified in alphabetical order" by J. Purver Richardson, 1910
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsThomas Hood
Born: May 17, 1799
Died: May 3, 1845 (aged 45)
Bio: Thomas Hood was a British humorist and poet. His son, Tom Hood, became a well known playwright and editor.
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