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  • Elizabeth Barrett


Perhaps there is too much of sentiment in my disposition and too little rational reflection! I have beheld silently the pure and wide expanse of Ocean. I have remembered the littleness of Man when compared to the Majesty of God and my heart has throbbed almost wildly with a strange and undefined feeling!—I have gazed on the fleeting clouds which rolled their light columns over the dark blue sky and wept while I felt that such was the futility of life.


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