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Emily Jane Brontë was born July 30, 1818 at Thornton in Yorkshire, the fifth of six children. Both her parents had literary inclinations. The Reverend Patrick Brontë published tworead more
How loud the storm sounds round the Hall!
From arch to arch, from door to door,
Pillar and roof and granite wall
Rock like a cradle in its roar.
That elm tree by the haunted well
Greets no returning summer skies:
Down with a rush the giant fell,
And stretched athwart the path it lies.
Hardly had passed the funeral train,