Elizabeth Browning

1806 - 1861

A Quote by Elizabeth Barrett Browning on love

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When we first met and loved, I did not build Upon the event with marble. . . .

Elizabeth Browning (1806 - 1861)

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A Quote by Elizabeth Barrett Browning on genius, justice, and love

But since he had The genius to be loved, why let him have The justice to be honoured in his grave.

Elizabeth Browning (1806 - 1861)

Source: Crowned and buried.

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A Quote by Elizabeth Barrett Browning on earth, heaven, hospitals, saints, and simplicity

I think it frets the saints in heaven to see How many desolate creatures on the earth Have learnt the simple dues of fellowship And social comfort, in a hospital.

Elizabeth Browning (1806 - 1861)

Source: Aurora

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A Quote by Elizabeth Barrett Browning on death, knowledge, life, and suffering

Knowledge by suffering entereth; And Life is perfected by Death.

Elizabeth Browning (1806 - 1861)

Source: A Vision of Poets.Conclusion.

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A Quote by Elizabeth Barrett Browning on beauty, force, and weakness

The beautiful seems right by force of beauty, and the feeble wrong because of weakness.

Elizabeth Browning (1806 - 1861)

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A Quote by Elizabeth Barrett Browning on women

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

Elizabeth Browning (1806 - 1861)

Source: To George Sand. A Desire.

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A Quote by Elizabeth Barrett Browning on laughter, tears, time, and world

There Shakespeare, on whose forehead climb The crowns o' the world; oh, eyes sublime With tears and laughter for all time!

Elizabeth Browning (1806 - 1861)

Source: A Vision of Poets.

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A Quote by Elizabeth Barrett Browning on death and love

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Death forerunneth Love to win "Sweetest eyes were ever seen."

Elizabeth Browning (1806 - 1861)

Source: Catarina to Camoens.

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A Quote by Elizabeth Barrett Browning on death, despair, eternity, melancholy, spirit, and words

And that dismal cry rose slowly And sank slowly through the air, Full of spirit's melancholy And eternity's despair; And they heard the words it said,- "Pan is dead! great Pan is dead! Pan, Pan is dead!"

Elizabeth Browning (1806 - 1861)

Source: The Dead Pan.

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A Quote by Elizabeth Barrett Browning on belief, impossibility, and love

Who so loves believes the impossible.

Elizabeth Browning (1806 - 1861)

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