The Works of Charles and Mary Lamb, ed. E. V. Lucas, III (London: Methuen, 1903): 398. PR 4860 A2 1968 Robarts Library. Lucas' text made from Andrew W. Tuer's facsimiles.
2 Its pretty tricks we try
3For that or for a longer space;
4 Then tire, and lay it by.
5But I knew one, that to itself
6 All seasons could controul;
7That would have mock'd the sense of pain
8 Out of a grieved soul.
9Thou, straggler into loving arms,
10 Young climber up of knees,
11When I forget thy thousand ways,
12 Then life and all shall cease.
1] Lucas attributes this poem questionably to Charles Lamb. Back to Line
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Poetry for Children, Entirely Original, 2 vols. (London: M. J. Godwin, 1809)
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