Category Archives: Brontë Emily Jane

Hope by Emily Jane Brontë

Hope was but a timid friend; She sat without the grated den, Watching how my fate would tend, Even as selfish-hearted men. She was cruel in her fear; Through the bars, one dreary day, I looked out to see her … Continue reading

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Encouragement by Emily Jane Brontë

I do not weep; I would not weep; Our mother needs no tears: Dry thine eyes, too; ’tis vain to keep This causeless grief for years. What though her brow be changed and cold, Her sweet eyes closed for ever? … Continue reading

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Fall, Leaves, Fall by Emily Jane Brontë

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 … Continue reading

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