Elizabeth Barrett Browning

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

Elizabeth Barrett Browning Poems

161. Sonnet 35 - If I Leave All For Thee, Wilt Thou Exchange 1/13/2003
162. Ii 5/12/2001
163. Sonnet 41 - I Thank All Who Have Loved Me In Their Hearts 1/13/2003
164. Sonnets From The Portuguese I 1/4/2003
165. Sonnet 34 - With The Same Heart, I Said, I'Ll Answer Thee 1/13/2003
166. Sonnet Xi: And Therefore If To Love 1/3/2003
167. Sonnet 32 - The First Time That The Sun Rose On Thine Oath 1/13/2003
168. Perplexed Music 5/12/2001
169. To Flush, My Dog 5/13/2001
170. Sonnet 30 - I See Thine Image Through My Tears To-Night 1/13/2003
171. The House Of Clouds 5/13/2001
172. Sonnet 44 - Beloved, Thou Hast Brought Me Many Flowers 1/13/2003
173. Sonnet 15 - Accuse Me Not, Beseech Thee, That I Wear 1/13/2003
174. Sonnet 40 - Oh, Yes! They Love Through All This World Of Ours! 1/13/2003
175. Sonnet 02 - But Only Three In All God's Universe 1/13/2003
176. Sonnet 27 - My Own Beloved, Who Hast Lifted Me 1/13/2003
177. Sonnet 11 - And Therefore If To Love Can Be Desert 1/13/2003
178. Sonnet 03 - Unlike Are We, Unlike, O Princely Heart! 1/13/2003
179. Sonnet 07 - The Face Of All The World Is Changed, I Think 1/13/2003
180. The Autumn 5/12/2001
181. Sonnet 13 - And Wilt Thou Have Me Fashion Into Speech 1/13/2003
182. Sonnet 36 - When We Met First And Loved, I Did Not Build 1/13/2003
183. Sonnet 18 - I Never Gave A Lock Of Hair Away 1/13/2003
184. Sonnet 12 - Indeed This Very Love Which Is My Boast 1/13/2003
185. Sonnets From The Portuguese Iv 1/4/2003
186. Sonnet 22 - When Our Two Souls Stand Up Erect And Strong 1/13/2003
187. Futurity 5/12/2001
188. Past And Future. 1/1/2004
189. Sonnet 21 - Say Over Again, And Yet Once Over Again 1/13/2003
190. Insufficiency 5/12/2001
191. The Soul's Expression 5/13/2001
192. Irreparableness 5/12/2001
193. Exaggeration 5/12/2001
194. Tears 5/12/2001
195. Sonnet Xiv: If Thou Must Love Me 1/3/2003
196. Sonnet 06 - Go From Me. Yet I Feel That I Shall Stand 1/13/2003
197. Sonnet Xiii: And Wilt Thou Have Me 1/3/2003
198. Sonnet 01 - I Thought Once How Theocritus Had Sung 1/13/2003
199. Sonnet 38 - First Time He Kissed Me, He But Only Kissed 1/13/2003
200. Sonnet 42 - 'My Future Will Not Copy Fair My Past' 1/13/2003

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Best Poem of Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Sonnet 14 - If Thou Must Love Me, Let It Be For Nought

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If thou must love me, let it be for nought
Except for love's sake only. Do not say
'I love her for her smile—her look—her way
Of speaking gently,—for a trick of thought
That falls in well with mine, and certes brought
A sense of pleasant ease on such a day'—
For these things in themselves, Beloved, may
Be changed, or change for thee,—and love, so wrought,
May be unwrought so. Neither love me for
Thine own dear pity's wiping my cheeks dry,—
A creature might forget to weep, who bore
Thy comfort long, and lose thy ...

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Pain In Pleasure

A THOUGHT ay like a flower upon mine heart,
And drew around it other thoughts like bees
For multitude and thirst of sweetnesses;
Whereat rejoicing, I desired the art
Of the Greek whistler, who to wharf and mart
Could lure those insect swarms from orange-trees
That I might hive with me such thoughts and please
My soul so, always. foolish counterpart
Of a weak man's vain wishes ! While I spoke,

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