George Eliot first mentioned Elizabeth Barrett Browning in a letter to Sara Hennell in November 1856: ‘You must read Aurora Leigh.' A month later, she again praised the poem, remarking that ‘such books are among the great blessings of life.' #ClassicsInContext pic.twitter.com/WPBqbwPYwf

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