Elizabeth Barrett Browning

About Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806-1861) was one of the most prominent English poets of the Victorian era. Her poetry was widely popular in both Britain and the United States.

“The Landing of the Pilgrim Fathers”

By |2020-10-05T16:07:43-05:00November 22nd, 2018|Categories: American Founding, Christianity, Faith, Literature, Poetry|

The breaking waves dashed high On a stern and rock-bound coast, And the woods, against a stormy sky, Their giant branches tost; And the heavy night hung dark The hills and water o'er, When a band of exiles moored their bark On the wild New England shore. Not as the conqueror comes, They, the true-hearted, [...]

How Do I Love Thee?

By |2015-09-11T10:05:13-05:00September 20th, 2015|Categories: Love, Poetry|

How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height My soul can reach, when feeling out of sight For the ends of being and ideal grace. I love thee to the level of every day’s Most quiet need, by sun and candle-light. I [...]

A Sea-Side Walk

By |2015-05-07T23:23:04-05:00May 17th, 2015|Categories: Poetry|

We walked beside the sea, After a day which perished silently Of its own glory, like the Princess weird Who, combating the Genius, scorched and seared, Uttered with burning breath, “Ho! victory!” And sank adown, an heap of ashes pale; So runs the Arab tale. […]

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