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Sonnets From The Portuguese

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Sonnets From The Portuguese

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“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…”

 

ELIZABETH BARRETT BROWNING (1806-1861) the English poet is best known for her remarkable series of 44 love poems, Sonnets From The Portuguese. First published in 1850 and considered some of the finest love lyrics in the English language, Sonnets from the Portuguese comprise 44 intertwining poems that Elizabeth Barrett Browning composed for her husband, the illustrious poet Robert Browning. 

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