Elizabeth Barrett Browning(1806 – 1861)showed a lot early on aptitude for her future calling — she started reading novels at age 6, and also composed her initially substantial poem at about age salso. By age elalso, she created a four-volume poem,The Battle of Marathon(1820), privately publiburned by her father.

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At age fifteen, she contracted the mysterious condition that would be her lifelong fight. It left her frail and also in consistent pain. It has been suggested by her biographers that the strong opiate medication given to her can have actually augmented her currently fiercely vivid imagination that was evident in her evocative poeattempt.

Here are quotes by Elizabeth Barrett Browning, whose lines, “How carry out I love thee? Let me count the ways” are acquainted to poetry lovers anywhere.

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“Light tomorrow through this day.”

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“Suddenly, as rare things will certainly, it vanimelted.”

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“He shelp true points, yet dubbed them by wrong names.”

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“An ignorance of implies might minister to greatness, however an ignorance of aims make it impossible to be great at all.”

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“Smiles, tears, of all my life! – and, if God select, I shall yet love thee much better after death.”

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“Who so loves believes the impossible.”

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“First time he kissed me, he but just kissed The fingers of this hand wherethrough I write; And, ever because, it grew more clean and white.”

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“You were made perfectly to be loved – and sudepend I have loved you, in the idea of you, my entirety life long.”

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“I love thee to the depth and also breadth and also elevation my soul deserve to reach.”

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But the child’s sob curses deeper in the silence than the solid man in his wrath!

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“My sun sets to raise aacquire.”

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“World’s usage is cold, world’s love is vain, world’s cruelty is bitter bane; yet is not the fruit of pain.”

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“What I perform and also what I dream include thee, as the wine need to taste of its own grapes.”

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“I love you not only for what you are, yet for what I am when I am through you. I love you not only for what you have made of yourself, yet for what you are making of me. I love you for the part of me that you lug out.”

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“Poetry has actually been to me as serious a thing as life itself —and also life has been aincredibly major thing; tbelow has been no playing at skittles for me in either. I never mistook pleacertain for the final reason of poeattempt, nor leisure for the hour of the poet.”

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I have done my work-related, so far, as job-related — not as mere hand also and also head work-related, apart from the personal being, however as the completest expression of that being to which I can attain — and also as occupational I market it to the public, feeling its shortcomings more deeply than any type of of my readers, because measured from the height of my aspiration; however feeling also that the reverence and also sincerity through which the job-related was done have to provide it some security from the reverent and sincere.”

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“And each man stands with his challenge in the light. Of his very own drawn sword, all set to perform what a hero have the right to.”

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“At painful times, once complace is difficult and also reading is not enough, grammars and also dictionaries are terrific for distractivity.”

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“Meacertain not the job-related until the day’s out and the labor done.”

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“I tell you, hopemuch less grief is passionmuch less.” (“Grief,” 1844)

“Thou large-brained womale and large-hearted male.” (“To George Sand: A Desire”)

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“No man have the right to be called friendless who has actually God and the companionship of good books.”

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“You’re somepoint between a dream and also a miracle.”

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“What is genius but the power of expushing a brand-new individuality?”

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“For tis not in mere death that males die the majority of. ”

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“Since once was genius found respectable?

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“Why, what is to live? Not to eat and drink and also breathe,—however to feel the life in you dvery own all the fibres of being, passionately and also joycompletely.”

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“Earth’s crammed via heaven, And eexceptionally prevalent bush afire through God. But just he who sees takes off his shoes.”

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“A woguy is constantly younger than a man at equal years.”

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“God answers sharp and also sudden on some prayers, And thrusts the point we have prayed for in our face, A gauntlet via a gift in it. ”

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Love me sweet With all thou art Feeling, reasoning, seeing; Love me in the Lightest component, Love me in full Being.

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“If thou have to love me, let it be for naught except for love’s sake only.”

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“Quick-loving hearts … may quickly loathe.”

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“God’s presents put man’s best desires to shame.”

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“The little bit cares that fretted me, I shed them yesterday Amongst the fields above the sea, Amongst the winds at play.”

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“Girls blush, sometimes, bereason they are alive, fifty percent wishing they were dead to conserve the shame. The sudden blush devours them, neck and brow; They have actually drawn as well close to the fire of life, choose gnats, and flare up bodily, wings and all. What then? Who’s sorry for a gnat or girl?”

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“How many type of desolate creatures on the earth have learnt the basic dues of fellowship and also social comfort, in a hospital.”

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“If you desire faith, then you have faith enough.”

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“The beautiful seems appropriate by force of beauty and the feeble wrong bereason of weakness.”

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“The Greeks shelp grandly in their tragic phrase, ‘Let no one be referred to as happy till his death’; to which I would add, ‘Let no one, till his fatality, be called unhappy.’”

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“The Devil’s the majority of devilish when respectable.” (Aurora Leigh, 1864)

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Elizabeth Barrett Browning page on Amazon

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Skyler Isabella Gomez is a 2019 SUNY New Paltz graduate with a significant in Public Relations and a minor in Black Studies. Her passions include connecting more via her Latin roots by rebrowsing and creating around legendary Latina authors.

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