Anne Bronte Quotes

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Anne Bronte Quotes

The bud, though plucked, would not be withered, only transplanted to a fitter soil to ripen and blow beneath a brighter sun; and though I might not cherish and watch my childs unfolding intellect, he would be snatched away from all the suffering and sins of earth; and my understanding tells me this would be no great evil; but my heart shrinks from the contemplation of such a possibility, and whispers I could not bear to see him die.
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Oh, I am very weary, Though tears no longer flow; My eyes are tired of weeping, My heart is sick of woe.

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It seems as if life and hope must cease together.

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She was trusted and valued by her father, loved and courted by all dogs, cats, children, and poor people, and slighted and neglected by everybody else.

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Keep both heart and hand in your own possession, till you see good reason to part with them.

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Because the road is rough and long, Should we despise the skylark's song?

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A girl's affections should never be won unsought.

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I am truly miserable - more so than I like to acknowledge to myself. Pride refuses to aid me. It has brought me into the scrape, and will not help me out of it.

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Such humble talents as God had given me I will endeavour to put to their greatest use; if I am able to amuse, I will try to benefit too; and when I fell it my duty to speak unpalatable truth, with the help of God, I will speak it, through it be to the prejudice of my name and to the detriment of my reader's immediate pleasure as well as my own.

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Forgetfulness is not to be purchased with a wish; and I cannot bestow my esteem on all who desire it, unless they deserve it too.

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If ever I am a mother I will zealously strive against this crime of over- indulgence. I can hardly give it a milder name when I think of the evils it brings.

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There are great books in this world and great worlds in books.

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You might as well sell yourself to slavery at once, as marry man you dislike.

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