Picture of Emily Bronte, author of Wuthering Heights; nineteenth century British Literature / English Literature
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Emily Bronte: "Peculiar Music"
On this day in 1818, Emily Bronte was born in Thornton, Yorkshire. Most accounts portray Emily as the brightest, most intense, and most difficult of the three sisters -- "not a person of demonstrative character," wrote Charlotte, "nor one, on the recesses of whose mind and feelings, even those nearest and dearest to her could, without impunity, intrude unlicensed."

 

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