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Robert and Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Best-Loved Poems
Narrated by: Joanna David, Steven Pacey
Length: 2 hrs and 20 mins
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Summary

"How do I love thee? Let me count the ways."
"Grow old along with me, the best is yet to be..."

These lines from some of the most famous poems in English are also the legacy of a great love story. Robert and Elizabeth Barrett Browning were united not only as man and wife, but also as writers who shared and debated ideas, values, and literary craft.

This unique treasury includes the following poems from Robert: "Love Among the Ruins", "Summum Bonum", "Life in a Love Song", "A Pearl", "A Girl", "In Three Days", "My Last Duchess", "Why I Am a Liberal", "Abt Vogler", "Prospice", "O Lyric Love", "Meeting at Night", "Parting at Morning", "Two in the Campagna", "Now", "Home Thoughts", "Soliloquy of the Spanish Cloister", "The Bishop Orders His Tomb at St. Praxed's CHurch", "Andrea del Sarto", and "Rabbi Ben Ezra".

And the following poems from Elizabeth: "Grief", "The Soul's Expression", "The Runaway Slave at Pilgrim's Point", "A Song for the Ragged Schools of London", "Casa Guidi Windows", "Aurora Leigh", "The Prospect", and "Sonnets from the Portuguese (#1-44)".

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