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route4y: 'Sonnet To My Beloved Daughter' by Mary Darby Robinson (1757 - 1800)

WaddesdonManor: Mary Robinson was a celebrated actress & poet who became mistress to the Prince of Wales after he saw her perform the role of Perdita in the ‘The Winter’s Tale’ in 1779

AustenAuthors: Mary Darby Robinson: poet, actress, notorious adulteress, novelist, feminist. A woman who made an impact, for bette...

SharonLathan: Mary Darby Robinson: A Georgian Era woman of influence in more ways than just acting.

peacefulwrrior: "AH! think no more that Life's delusive joys, Can charm my thoughts from FRIENDSHIP'S dearer claim; Or wound a he...

ladyleemanila: The Mistletoe (A Christmas Tale) by Mary Darby Robinson

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Ten years ago it seemed impossible
That she should ever grow so calm as this,
With self-remembrance in her warmest kiss
And dim dried eyes like an exhausted well.
Slow-speaking when she has some fact to tell,
Silent with long-unbroken silences,
Centred in self yet not unpleased to please,
Gravely monotonous like a passing bell.

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