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Elizabeth Barrett Browning Quotes

The man, most man, works best for men: and, if most man indeed, he gets his manhood plainest from his soul.
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Who so loves believes the impossible.

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Our Euripides the human,
With his droppings of warm tears,
and his touchings of things common
Till they rose to meet the spheres.

— Elizabeth Barrett Browning

His answer was - not the common gallantries which come so easily to the lips of me - but simply that he loved me - he met argument with fact. He told me - that with himself also, the early freshness of youth had gone by, & that throughout it he had not been able to love any woman - that he loved now for the first time & the last.

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I shall but love thee bitter after death

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Never say No when the world says Aye

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Did you think of that? Who burns his viol will not dance, I know. To cymbals, Romney.

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Suddenly, as rare things will, it vanished.

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A woman is always younger than a man at equal years.

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Thou large-brain'd woman and large-hearted man.

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So mothers have God's license to be missed.

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Books are men of higher stature ...

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O pusillanimous Heart, be comforted
And, like a cheerful traveller, take the road
Singing beside the hedge.

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O Earth, so full of dreary noises!
O men, with wailing in your voices!
O delved gold, the wader's heap!
O strife, O curse, that o'er it fall!
God makes a silence through you all,
And giveth His beloved, sleep.

— Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Tis aye a solemn thing to me
To look upon a babe that sleeps
Wearing in its spirit-deeps
The unrevealed mystery
Of its Adam's taint and woe,
Which, when they revealed lie,
Will not let it slumber so.

— Elizabeth Barrett Browning

You believe
In God, for your part?
that He who makes
Can make good things from ill things, best from worst,
As men plant tulips upon dunghills when
They wish them finest.

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Earth's crammed with Heaven.

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A grave, on which to rest from singing?

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She has seen the mystery hid Under Egypt's pyramid: By those eyelids pale and close Now she knows what Rhamses knows.

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In your patience ye are strong.

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The music soars within the little lark, And the lark soars.

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O, brothers! let us leave the shame and sin Of taking vainly in a plaintive mood, The holy name of Grief
holy herein, That, by the grief of One, came all our good.

— Elizabeth Barrett Browning

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