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Christina Rossetti

Data de nascimento: 5. Dezembro 1830
Data de falecimento: 29. Dezembro 1894

Christina Georgina Rossetti foi uma poetisa inglesa de origem italiana, irmã do pintor Dante Gabriel Rossetti, William Michael Rossetti e Maria Francesca Rossetti.

Seu pai, Gabriele Rossetti, era um poeta italiano e refugiado político do Reino das Duas Sicílias, sua mãe, Frances Polidori, era irmã de John William Polidori, amigo e médico de Byron. Wikipedia

Citações Christina Rossetti

„Better by far you should forget and smile
Than that you should remember and be sad.“

—  Christina Rossetti

Remember, l. 13-14.
Fonte: Pre-Raphaelite Poetry: An Anthology

„One day in the country
Is worth a month in town.“

—  Christina Rossetti

Summer; reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).

„We must not look at goblin men,
We must not buy their fruits:
Who knows upon what soil they fed
Their hungry thirsty roots?“

—  Christina Rossetti, livro Goblin Market and Other Poems

Fonte: Goblin Market and Other Poems

„Who has seen the wind?
Neither you nor I:
But when the trees bow down their heads
The wind is passing by.“

—  Christina Rossetti

Who Has Seen the Wind? http://www.repeatafterus.com/title.php?i=1191, st. 2 (1872).

„In the bleak mid-winter
Frosty wind made moan,
Earth stood hard as iron,
Water like a stone;
Snow had fallen, snow on snow,
Snow on snow,
In the bleak mid-winter
Long ago.“

—  Christina Rossetti

Mid-Winter http://poetry.about.com/library/weekly/blrossettichristmas.htm, st. 1 (1872).
Fonte: The Poetical Works of Christina Georgina Rossetti

„Does the road wind up-hill all the way?
Yes, to the very end.
Will the day's journey take the whole long day?
From morn to night, my friend.“

—  Christina Rossetti

Up-Hill http://unix.cc.wmich.edu/~cooneys/poems/rossetti.uphill.html, st. 1 (1861).

„My heart is like a singing bird
Whose nest is in a water'd shoot;
My heart is like an apple-tree
Whose boughs are bent with thick-set fruit.“

—  Christina Rossetti

A Birthday http://www.poetry-online.org/rossetti_christina_a_birthday.htm, st. 1 (1861).

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