Category Archives: Lamb Mary

Choosing a Name by Charles and Mary Lamb

I have got a new-born sister; I was nigh the first that kissed her. When the nursing-woman brought her To papa, his infant daughter, How papa’s dear eyes did glisten! She will shortly be to christen: And papa has made … Continue reading

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Envy by Mary Lamb

This rose-tree is not made to bear The violet blue, nor lily fair, Nor the sweet mignionet: And if this tree were discontent, Or wished to change its natural bent, It all in vain would fret. And should it fret, … Continue reading

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