The Brontes: Selected Poems

The Brontes Selected Poems Come hither child who gifted theeWith power to touch that string so well From Come Hither Child by Emily Bront Though best known for their novels Charlotte and Emily Bront and siblings Anne and P

  • Title: The Brontes: Selected Poems
  • Author: Pamela Norris
  • ISBN: 9780753817452
  • Page: 478
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Come hither, child who gifted theeWith power to touch that string so well From Come Hither, Child by Emily Bront Though best known for their novels, Charlotte and Emily Bront , and siblings Anne and Patrick Branwell, also wrote remarkable poetry The finest examples from each of the four appear here, and they present fascinating images of nature, character portraits,Come hither, child who gifted theeWith power to touch that string so well From Come Hither, Child by Emily Bront Though best known for their novels, Charlotte and Emily Bront , and siblings Anne and Patrick Branwell, also wrote remarkable poetry The finest examples from each of the four appear here, and they present fascinating images of nature, character portraits, dark musings, and deeply emotional reflections From Charlotte comes The Teacher s Monologue Patrick s work includes Death Triumphant Emily offers a series of songs, and Anne is represented by The Captive Dove, and .

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    1. Charlote BronteLIFELife, believe, is not dream so dark as sages say;Off a little morning rainForetells a pleasant daySometimes there are clouds of gloom But These are transient all;If the shower will make the roses bloom,O why lament it's fall? Rapidly, merrilyLife's sunny hours flit by Gratefully, cheerilyEnjoy them as they fly!Patrick Branwell Bronte PEACEFUL DEATH AND PAINFUL LIFE Why dost thou sorrow for the happy dead?For if their life be last, their toils are o'erAnd woe and want shall tro [...]

    2. I read this during the month of March as part of my poetry reading for the year (one volume per month). I'd only read the novels by Charlotte Brontë & Emily Brontë and enjoyed reading their poetic works. I also happened to be reading the latest biography on Charlotte, Charlotte Brontë: A Fiery Heart, at the same time, which gave much insight to the siblings behind the poetry.

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