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A poor relation is the most irrelevant thing in nature, a piece of impertinent correspondence, an odious approximation, a haunting conscience, a preposterous shadow, lengthening in the noon-tide of our prosperity. He is known by his knock. - Charles Lamb

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english essayist, 1775-1834

Born:10th February, 1775
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Starsign: Aquarius

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