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Elizabeth Barrett Browning Poems, Quotes, Biography & More

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Elizabeth Barrett Browning poems, quotes, biography, articles, essays and more. The best Elizabeth Barrett Browning resource with comprehensive poet information, a list of poems, short poems, quotations, best poems, poet's works and more.

A celebrated Romantic English poet of the Victorian era, Elizabeth Barrett Browning is still one of the most influential figures within English poetry.

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Quote Left What is art but life upon the larger scale, the higher. When, graduating up in a spiral line of still expanding and ascending gyres, it pushes toward the intense significance of all things, hungry for the infinite? Quote Right
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Quote Left A woman cannot do the thing she ought, which means whatever perfect thing she can, in life, in art, in science, but she fears to let the perfect action take her part and rest there: she must prove what she can do before she does it, -- prate of woman's rights, of woman's mission, woman's function, till the men (who are prating, too, on their side) cry, A woman's function plainly is... to talk. Poor souls, they are very reasonably vexed! Quote Right
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Quote Left The place is all awave with trees, Limes, myrtles, purple-beaded, Acacias having drunk the lees Of the night-dew, fain headed, And wan, grey olive-woods, which seem The fittest foliage for a dream. Quote Right
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Quote Left The devil's most devilish when respectable. Quote Right
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Quote Left Who so loves believes the impossible. Quote Right
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