Elizabeth Barrett Browning Quote
“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 Barrett Browning
Aurora Leigh (1856)
A Selection from the Poetry of Elizabeth Barrett Browning (B. Tauchnitz, 1872), p. 227, "Sonnets from the Portuguese"
The Romance of the Swan's Nest
Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsElizabeth Barrett Browning
Born: March 6, 1806
Died: June 29, 1861 (aged 55)
Bio: Elizabeth Barrett Browning was one of the most prominent poets of the Victorian era. Her poetry was widely popular in both England and the United States during her lifetime. A collection of her last poems was published by her husband, Robert Browning, shortly after her death.
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