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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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