Emily Jane Brontë 30 July 1818 – 19 December 1848

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Having levelled my palace, don't erect a hovel and complacently admire your own charity in giving me that for a home.
Emily Brontë (1818-1848), British novelist, poet. Catherine, in Wuthering Heights, ch. 11 (1847). Said to Heathcliff, who had accused her of treating him impersonally.
Any relic of the dead is precious, if they were valued living.
Emily Brontë (1818-1848), British novelist, poet. Ellen Dean, in Wuthering Heights, ch. 13 (1847). Said of a letter she has received from Isabella, unhappily married to Heathcliff.
The tyrant grinds down his slaves and they don't turn against him, they crush those beneath them.
Emily Brontë (1818-1848), British novelist, poet. Heathcliff, in Wuthering Heights, ch. 11 (1847).

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In Emily Jane Bronte's Intro-biography in Wuthering Heights she was born on the 18th of July 1818. Here the dates had been postponed to the 30th, is a misprint?
Like to read all her works/poems
When I was youth, I loved Emily Jane Bronte so I wanted to marrage with her. I thought that to go bac to the past by time machine. Now I love her.
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