Quotation by Emily Brontë

And if I pray, the only prayer
That moves my lips for me
Is—'Leave the heart that now I bear,
And give me liberty.'
Emily Brontë (1818–1848), British poet, novelist. The Old Stoic (l. 5–8). . .

Attributed to "Ellis Bell" (pseud.) The Complete Poems of Emily Jane Brontë. C. W. Hatfield, ed. (1941) Columbia University Press.
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