From Henry Crabb Robinson on Books and Their Writers, edited by Edith J. Morley, Volume One
DEC. 22ND, 1834
"This day I shall long recollect. I have not put on my shoes -- I have been lounging over books but my mind has been wandering from them. I read in the morning papers that Charles Lamb died on Saturday -- one of the most amiable of men and an admirable genius."