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Christina Rossetti (1830 - 1894)
Christina Rossetti
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Christina was the sister of Dante Gabriel Rossetti, and like him she showed promise as a poet while still very young. She was educated at home and encouraged to write by her family; her teenage poems were printed by her
grandfather on his own press.

She was a devout Anglican, and refused two suitors on religious grounds: the painter James Collinson because he became a Roman Catholic; and Charles Bagot Cayley, because he was an atheist. Perhaps as a result of this self-denial, a recurrent t..
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And all the winds go sighing, for sweet things dying.
- Christina Rossetti
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