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Christina Rossetti

1830 - 1894
Christina Rossetti is currently known as one of the most important English women poets in both range and quality. She is recognised for her works on fantasy, romantic, religious and children’s poetry. Two main themes recur throughout her poetry: transcience of material things and the resigned but passionate sadness of unhappy love.
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Contemptuous of his home beyond
The village and the village-pond,
A large-souled Frog who spurned ... [+]

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"Oh whence do you come, my dear friend, to me,
With your golden hair all fallen below your knee,
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Morning and evening
Maids heard the goblins cry:
“Come buy our orchard fruits,
Come buy, come ... [+]