Elizabeth Barrett Browning

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

Elizabeth Barrett Browning Poems

121. Sonnet Xxxv: If I Leave All For Thee 1/3/2003
122. The Prisoner 5/13/2001
123. Sonnet 19 - The Soul's Rialto Hath Its Merchandise 1/13/2003
124. To 5/13/2001
125. Sonnet Xliii 12/31/2002
126. Sonnet Xxxii: The First Time 1/3/2003
127. To George Sand: A Desire 5/13/2001
128. Sonnet Iii: Unlike Are We, Unlike 1/3/2003
129. Sonnet I 12/31/2002
130. Sonnet Xii: Indeed This Very Love 1/3/2003
131. Sonnet Xli: I Thank All 1/3/2003
132. Minstrelsy 5/12/2001
133. Sonnet Xxii: When Our Two Souls Stand Up 1/3/2003
134. The Look 5/13/2001
135. The Meaning Of The Look 5/13/2001
136. Sonnet Vi: Go From Me 1/3/2003
137. Sonnet 25 - A Heavy Heart, Beloved, Have I Borne 1/13/2003
138. Sonnets From The Portuguese Iii 1/4/2003
139. Sonnet 16 - And Yet, Because Thou Overcomest So 1/13/2003
140. Sonnet 39 - Because Thou Hast The Power And Own'st The Grace 1/13/2003
141. Sonnet 34 - With The Same Heart, I Said, I'Ll Answer Thee 1/13/2003
142. The Poet And The Bird 5/13/2001
143. Xiv (If Thou Must Love Me, Let It Be For Nought) 1/13/2003
144. The Weakest Thing 12/31/2002
145. Sonnet Xiv 12/31/2002
146. Ix 5/12/2001
147. Iv 5/12/2001
148. Rosalind's Scroll 1/4/2003
149. Iii 5/12/2001
150. Only A Curl. 1/1/2004
151. Sonnet 23 - Is It Indeed So? If I Lay Here Dead 1/13/2003
152. Sonnet Xxxviii: First Time He Kissed Me 1/3/2003
153. Sonnet 35 - If I Leave All For Thee, Wilt Thou Exchange 1/13/2003
154. Sonnet 32 - The First Time That The Sun Rose On Thine Oath 1/13/2003
155. The Lady's Yes 5/13/2001
156. Sonnet 08 - What Can I Give Thee Back, O Liberal 1/13/2003
157. Sonnet 41 - I Thank All Who Have Loved Me In Their Hearts 1/13/2003
158. Sonnets From The Portuguese I 1/4/2003
159. Sonnet Xi: And Therefore If To Love 1/3/2003
160. Lord Walter's Wife 12/31/2002

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Best Poem of Elizabeth Barrett Browning

How Do I Love Thee?

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.
I love thee to the level of every day's
Most quiet need, by sun and candlelight.
I love thee freely, as men strive for Right;
I love thee purely, as they turn from Praise.
I love with a passion put to use
In my old griefs, and with my childhood's faith.
I love thee with a love I seemed to lose
With my lost saints, -- I love thee with the breath,
Smiles, tears, of all my ...

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Xxxii

The first time that the sun rose on thine oath
To love me, I looked forward to the moon
To slacken all those bonds which seemed too soon
And quickly tied to make a lasting troth.
Quick-loving hearts, I thought, may quickly loathe;
And, looking on myself, I seemed not one
For such man's love !--more like an out-of-tune
Worn viol, a good singer would be wroth
To spoil his song with, and which, snatched in haste,

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