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Bronte: Poems (Everyman's Library Pocket Poets)

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The Everyman's Library Pocket Poets hardcover series is popular for its compact size and reasonable price which does not compromise content. Poems: Bronte contains poems that demonstrate a sensibility elemental in its force with an imaginative discipline and flexibility of the highest order. Also included are an Editor's Note and an index of first lines. (From the publishe ...more
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published April 9th 1996 by Everyman's Library (first published April 1st 1996)
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Sita
Mar 10, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I memorised Emily Brontë's "The Old Stoic" the first time I read it. It always moves me to tears and has become my mantra for days when I'm depressed and feel hopeless.


The Old Stoic

Riches I hold in light esteem,
And Love I laugh to scorn;
And lust of fame was but a dream,
That vanished with the morn:

And if I pray, the only prayer
That moves my lips for me
Is, “Leave the heart that now I bear,
And give me liberty!”

Yes, as my swift days near their goal:
’Tis all that I implore;
In life and death a c
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Rebecca
Apr 10, 2007 rated it it was amazing
I really enjoyed this. Her writing is so musical. Also very sort of mysterious--I feel like I'm out in the misty moors reading this stuff. I recommend this for anyone who writes lyrics for sure, plus fans of the Brontes.
Jennie
Jun 15, 2015 rated it it was amazing
i am not a huge fan of poetry, and it was too soon to read another brontë; however, it was time for a classic and this was a once-bought and long forgotten book i came across while visiting home. i am so glad i decided to read this! emily's style does not disappoint, and i forgot how much i loved her dark, moor-y, weather-focused, and death-obsessed style. love.
Sana
I don't think I am deep enough to fully understand these poems yet...I will eventually reread them, and maybe they will make more sense later in life.
Terence Manleigh
Lovely, but so gloomy, my dears. Perhaps she's best read in anthology rather than all in one dose -- the constant morbidity does begin to chafe.
Belén Read
Oct 02, 2015 rated it it was amazing
los pemas se leen muy deprisa, se disfrutan al maximo, creo que ha sido una de las mejores lecturas del 2015
Kathryn
May 29, 2011 rated it it was amazing
I heart Emily. I carry around this book in my purse and am reminded of that fact when I am waiting in line at the grocery store or waiting to fall asleep.
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Shelves: 2015-reads, poetry
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I really enjoyed the language and storytelling of Emily Bronte's writing. I'm going to have to pick up my own copy someday.
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Emily Jane Brontë was a British novelist and poet, now best remembered for her only novel Wuthering Heights, a classic of English literature. Emily was the second eldest of the three surviving Brontë sisters, being younger than Charlotte Brontë and older than Anne Brontë. She published under the masculine pen name Ellis Bell.

Emily was born in Thornton, near Bradford in Yorkshire to Patrick Brontë
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“Fall, leaves, fall; die, flowers, away;
Lengthen night and shorten day;
Every leaf speaks bliss to me
Fluttering from the autumn tree.
I shall smile when wreaths of snow
Blossom where the rose should grow;
I shall sing when night’s decay
Ushers in a drearier day.”
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