Thomas Hood Quote

Thomas Hood
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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To attempt to advise conceited people is like whistling against the wind.  - Thomas Hood
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Born: May 17, 1799

Died: May 3, 1845 (aged 45)

Nationality: English

Occupation: Poet

Bio: Thomas Hood was a British humorist and poet. His son, Tom Hood, became a well known playwright and editor.

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