Browning, Elizabeth Barrett


A nineteenth-century English poet and the wife of Robert Browning. Elizabeth Browning is best known for Sonnets from the Portuguese. The most famous of these sonnets begins, “How do I love thee? Let me count the ways.”

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“Compliment” and “complement” had a shared meaning a long time ago, but today they are no longer interchangeable.
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