Who is Charlotte Bronte

Charlotte Brontë (/ˈbrɒnti/, commonly /-teɪ/; 21 April 1816 – 31 March 1855) was an English novelist and poet, the eldest of the three Brontë sisters who survived into adulthood and whose novels became classics of English literature.

She enlisted in school at Roe Head in January 1831, aged 14 years. She left the year after to teach her sisters, Emily and Anne, at home, returning in 1835 as a governess. In 1839 she undertook the role as governess for the Sidgwick family, but left after a few months to return to Haworth where the sisters opened a school, but failed to attract pupils. Instead they turned to writing and they each first published in 1846 under the pseudonyms of Currer, Ellis and Acton Bell. Her first novel The Professor was rejected by publishers...
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Charlotte Bronte Poems

  • The Wood.
    But two miles more, and then we rest!
    Well, there is still an hour of day,
    And long the brightness of the West
    Will light us on our devious way; ...
  • Apostasy.
    This last denial of my faith,
    Thou, solemn Priest, hast heard;
    And, though upon my bed of death,
    I call not back a word. ...
  • Stanzas.
    If thou be in a lonely place,
    If one hour's calm be thine,
    As Evening bends her placid face
    O'er this sweet day's decline; ...
  • Preference.
    Not in scorn do I reprove thee,
    Not in pride thy vows I waive,
    But, believe, I could not love thee,
    Wert thou prince, and I a slave. ...
  • The Missionary.
    Plough, vessel, plough the British main,
    Seek the free ocean's wider plain;
    Leave English scenes and English skies,
    Unbind, dissever English ties; ...
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Heart 21 Life 18 Death 16 Heaven 15 Long 15 Home 15 Light 14 Wild 14 I Love You 14 Love 14


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  • Theakshaydude: life is so constructed that an event does not, cannot, will not, match the expectation. -- charlotte bronte
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  • Feminist_qbot: “i am anchored on a resolve you cannot shake. my heart, my conscience shall dispose of my hand -- they only. know this at last.” ― charlotte brontë, shirley
  • Tweetz789: i avoid looking forward or backward, and try to keep looking upward.- charlotte bronte
  • Tweetz789: i avoid looking forward or backward, and try to keep looking upward.- charlotte bronte
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