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Elizabeth Barrett Browning

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

Cheerfulness Taught By Reason


I THINK we are too ready with complaint
In this fair world of God's. Had we no hope
Indeed beyond the zenith and the slope
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  • Bronze Star - 6,774 Points * Sunprincess * (1/29/2014 9:55:00 PM)

    ......a nice write..even on a cloudy day...you can find happiness knowing the sun will come again.. (Report) Reply

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