Beautiful printing of "Sonnets from the Portuguese" by Elizabeth Barrett Browning. Elston Press, 1900.

Beautiful printing of "Sonnets from the Portuguese" by Elizabeth Barrett Browning. Elston Press, 1900.

Sunshine Is Delicious, Rain Is Refreshing, Wind Braces Us Up

Sunshine Is Delicious, Rain Is Refreshing, Wind Braces Us Up

If Thou Must Love Me  Sonnet XIV by Elizabeth Barrett Browning. EBB has so many beautiful sonnets...How Do I Love Thee being my least adored yet her most famous. She gives insight into a woman's fragility and insecurity.

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If Thou Must Love Me Sonnet XIV by Elizabeth Barrett Browning. EBB has so many beautiful sonnets...How Do I Love Thee being my least adored yet her most famous. She gives insight into a woman's fragility and insecurity.

"They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety." ~ Benjamin Franklin [I have seen "and will soon lose both" added].

"They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety." ~ Benjamin Franklin [I have seen "and will soon lose both" added].

Sonnet 1 - note the Hours... Elizabeth Barrett Browning. Adelaide Hanscom, Sonnets from the Portuguese painting

Sonnet 1 - note the Hours... Elizabeth Barrett Browning. Adelaide Hanscom, Sonnets from the Portuguese painting

If I can stop one heart from breaking, I shall not live in vain; if I can ease one life the aching, or cool one pain, or help one fainting robin unto his nest again, I shall not live in vain. - Emily Dickinson

If I can stop one heart from breaking, I shall not live in vain; if I can ease one life the aching, or cool one pain, or help one fainting robin unto his nest again, I shall not live in vain. - Emily Dickinson

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