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Regret

Rating: 3.1

Long ago I wished to leave
" The house where I was born; "
Long ago I used to grieve,
My home seemed so forlorn.
In other years, its silent rooms
Were filled with haunting fears;
Now, their very memory comes
O'ercharged with tender tears.

Life and marriage I have known,

Things once deemed so bright;
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Shereana Buchanan 09 May 2007

I found this very heartwrenching and powerful in such a sad way... but I'm curious too... who's william? ? ... Anyone know? ?

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Madeliene Mccaleb 04 April 2006

I was curious and would really like a response because Im doing tons of research on this- who is william? At first, I was like, duh, her dead brother. But his name was Patrick Branwell Bronte, and then she married a guy named Arthur Bell. So who is William? would love any response!

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