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HOW DO I LOVE THEE?


Elizabeth Barrett Browning Browning, Elizabeth Barrett (1806-1861) - English poet best known for her love sonnets, particularly those from her greatest work, Sonnets From the Portuguese. Her courtship and elopement with her future husband, Robert Browning, remains one of the literary worlds most celebrated romances. How Do I Love Thee? (1850) - This well-known poem opens with these famous lines: How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. / I love thee to the depth and breadth and height ... HOW DO I LOVE THEE HOW do I love thee? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height My soul can reach,when feeling out of sight For the ends of Being and ideal Grace. I love thee to the level of everydays Most quiet need, by sun and candle-light. I love thee freely, as men strive for Right; I love thee purely, as they turn from Praise. I love thee with the passion put to use In my old griefs, and with my childhoods faith. I love thee with a love I seemed to lose With my lost saints,- I love thee with the breath , Smiles, tears, of all my life!- and, if God choose, I shall but love thee better after death.
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HOW do I love thee? Let me .. the ways. I love thee to the and breadth and height My soul can reach,when feeling out of For the ends of Being and ideal . I love thee to the level of Most quiet need, by and candle-light. I love thee freely, as men for Right; I love thee purely, as they turn from . I love thee with the put to use In my old griefs, and with my childhoods . I love thee with a love I seemed to With my lost ,- I love thee with the breath , Smiles, tears, of all my life!- and, if God , I shall but love thee better after .