The poet Elizabeth Barrett died at the age of 55. Here is all you want to know, and more!
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English author who wrote famous love poems to her literary husband, Robert Browning. She was one of the most prominent poets of the Victorian era.
She was the oldest of twelve children born to wealthy landowner Edward Barrett Moulton-Barrett and Mary Graham Clarke. After having corresponded with him by mail for a long period of time, Elizabeth Barrett met Robert Browning in 1845. She gave birth to her son, Pen Browning, at the age of forty-three.
He said true things, but called them by wrong names.
The Greeks said grandly in their tragic phrase, ‘Let no one be called happy till his death;’ to which I would add, ‘Let no one, till his death, be called unhappy.’
Suddenly, as rare things will, it vanished.
An ignorance of means may minister to greatness, but an ignorance of aims make it impossible to be great at all.
For tis not in mere death that men die most.