Famous quote by Elizabeth Barrett Browning


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"Girls blush, sometimes, because they are alive, half wishing they were dead to save the shame. The sudden blush devours them, neck and brow; They have drawn too near the fire of life, like gnats, and flare up bodily, wings and all. What then? Who's sorry for a gnat or girl?"

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This quote is written / told by Elizabeth Barrett Browning between March 6, 1806 and June 29, 1861. He/she was a famous Poet from England. The author also have 29 other quotes.

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