Flashcards in Rossetti Deck (14):
From the Antique - Gender
'It's a weary life, she said, doubly blank in a woman's lot. I wish, I wish and I wish I were a man, or better than any being, were not'
Shut Out - Gender
'A shadowless spirit kept the gate, blank and unchanging like the grave. I peering through said: 'Let me have some buds to cheer my outcast state'
Maude Clare - Gender
'His bride was like a village maid, Maude Clare was like a queen'
Goblin Market - Gender
"Oh", cried Lizzie, "Laura, Laura, you should not peep at Goblin men." Lizzie cover'd up her eyes'
Winter My Secret - Truth and Lies
"Or, after all, perhaps there's none: Suppose there is no secret after all, but only just my fun."
Round Tower - Truth and Lies
"Close the pistol to her brow-- God forgive them this!"
Twice - Truth and Lies
"You took my heart in your hand
With a friendly smile,
With a critical eye you scanned,
Then set it down"
Soeur Louise - Truth and Lies
"I have desired, and I have been desired; but now the days are over of desire."
Maude Clare - Truth and Lies
"My Lord was pale with inward strife, and Nell was pale with pride."
No Thank You John - Love
"Here's friendship for you if you like; but love,- No, thank you, John"
Goblin Market - Love
"Golden head by golden head, like two pigeons in one nest / Folded in each other's wings"
Twice - Love
"I take my heart in my hand, O my God, O my God, My broken heart in my hand: Thou hast seen, judge Thou"
Round Tower - Love
"One kiss more.' - 'and yet one again.' - 'Good-bye'. 'Good-bye.'"