Elizabeth Barrett Browning

(6 March 1806 – 29 June 1861 / Durham / England)

Adequacy - Poem by Elizabeth Barrett Browning

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NOW, by the verdure on thy thousand hills,
Beloved England, doth the earth appear
Quite good enough for men to overbear
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  • Gold Star - 13,947 Points * Sunprincess * (3/19/2014 9:50:00 AM)

    ........my favourite stanza..
    NOW, by the verdure on thy thousand hills,
    Beloved England, doth the earth appear
    Quite good enough for men to overbear
    The will of God in, with rebellious wills! ~ (Report) Reply

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  • Veteran Poet - 1,103 Points Cynthia Buhain-baello (10/20/2009 5:02:00 AM)

    Written in perfection, and still relevant today, as we are suffering the consequences of what we did to 'Our habitation'...climate change. (Report) Reply








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