Elizabeth Barrett Browning Quotes

Experience, like a pale musician, holds A dulcimer of patience in his hand.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806-1861), British Poet. Perplexed Music.
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If thou must love me, let it be for nought Except for love's sake only. Do not say "I love her for her smile—her look—her way Of speaking gently,—for a trick of thought That falls in well with mine, and certes brought A sense of pleasant ease on such a day"—
Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806-1861), British poet. Sonnets from the Portuguese, sonnet 14.
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How do I love thee? Let me count the ways.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806-1861), British poet. Sonnets from the Portuguese, Sonnet 14 (1850).
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And lips say "God be pitiful," Who ne'er said, "God be praised."
Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806-1861), British poet. The Cry of the Human, st. 1, Poems (1844).
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"Yes," I answered you last night, "No," this morning, Sir, I say. Colours seen by candle-light, Will not look the same by day.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806-1861), British poet. The Lady's "Yes," st. 1, Poems (1844).
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Eve is a twofold mystery.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806-1861), British poet. "The Poet's Vow," pt. 1, st. 1, The Seraphim and Other Poems (1838). Opening words.
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