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Sonnets from the Portuguese and Other Poems
Sonnets from the Portuguese and Other Poems | Elizabeth Barrett Browning
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Famed series of 44 love poems written to the poet's husband, Robert Browning, plus a selection of poems dealing with religion, art, social problems and political events. These include "Consolation," "The Cry of the Human," "A Curse for a Nation," "The Forced Recruit," "To Flush, My Dog," and others. Alphabetical lists of titles and first lines.
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Now tell me if that any is,
For gift or grace, surpassing this:
He giveth his belovèd-sleep.
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What do we give our beloved?
A little faith all undisproved,
A little dust to overweep,
And bitter memories to make
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