Charlotte Brontë

Charlotte Brontë
Yorkshire, England
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Charlotte Brontë was an English novelist and poet, the eldest of the three Brontë sisters who survived into adulthood, whose novels are English literature standards. She wrote Jane Eyre under the pen name Currer Bell.

Early life and education

Charlotte was born in Thornton, Yorkshire in 1816, the third of six children, to Maria (née B ...
Popular Poems
1.
Life
LIFE, believe, is not a dream
So dark as sages say;
Oft a little morning rain
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2.
On The Death Of Anne Brontë
THERE 's little joy in life for me,
And little terror in the grave ;
I 've lived the parting hour to see
Of one I would have died to save.
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3.
Passion
SOME have won a wild delight,
By daring wilder sorrow;
Could I gain thy love to-night,
I'd hazard death to-morrow.
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4.
Parting
THERE'S no use in weeping,
Though we are condemned to part:
There's such a thing as keeping
A remembrance in one's heart:
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5.
Regret
Long ago I wished to leave
" The house where I was born; "
Long ago I used to grieve,
My home seemed so forlorn.
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Popular Quotes
11 November 2014
You had no right to be born; for you make no use of life. Instead of living for, in, and with yourself, as a reasonable being ought, you seek only to fasten your feebleness on some other person's strength.
11 November 2014
Something of vengeance I had tasted for the first time; as aromatic wine it seemed, on swallowing, warm and racy: its after- flavour, metallic and corroding, gave me a sensation as if I had been poisoned.
11 November 2014
Feeling without judgement is a washy draught indeed; but judgement untempered by feeling is too bitter and husky a morsel for human deglutition.
11 November 2014
Consistency, madam, is the first of Christian duties.
11 November 2014
Look twice before you leap.

Comments

Harkeerat 30 January 2019
Where's is the poem called Retrospective? It's one of the best I've ever read, sad to see it's not here
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claudette parazoo 18 January 2019
Reality at its best...love it. I like to feel a kick in the teeth once in awhile...bite hard when it hits you. There are lies, so soothing, and we are so gullible. Charlotte Bronte is an author whose truth is ours to construe.
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Big Jim 06 December 2018
I love poetry........................................................
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Najeeb 18 October 2018
masu anamiy trumaine madamme azzelle. Jha suitee montaguada. Bronte Charlotte.
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Rays Sparkle 03 July 2010
A Motherly woman with a poetess' heart
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