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Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Elizabeth Barrett Browning (6 March 1806 – 29 June 1861) was one of the most prominent poets of the Victorian era. Her poetry was widely popular in both England and the United States during her lifetime. A collection of her last poems was published by her husband, Robert Browning, shortly after her death.

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    Since when was genius found respectable?
    Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806–1861)

    Men get opinions as boys learn to spell,
    By reiteration chiefly.
    —Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806–1861)

    The man, most man,
    Works best for men: and, if most man indeed,
    He gets his manhood plainest from his soul.
    Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806–1861)

    I consider women a great deal superior to men. Men are physically strong, but women are morally better.... It is woman who keeps the world in balance.
    Mrs. Chalkstone, U.S. suffragist. As quoted in History of Woman Suffrage, vol. 2, ch. 16, by Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, and Matilda Joslyn Gage (1882)

    But since he had
    The genius to be loved, why let him have
    The justice to be honored in his grave.
    —Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806–1861)

    Let us try.
    To-morrow, how you shall be glad for this!
    —Robert Browning (1812–1889)