Quotation by Emily Brontë

Yes, as my swift days near their goal,
'Tis all that I implore—
Through life and death, a chainless soul,
With courage to endure!
Emily Brontë (1818–1848), British poet, novelist. The Old Stoic (l. 9–12). . .

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