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date: 25 February 2020

‘Believe not those who say’, 

The Oxford Companion to the Brontes

Christine Alexander

poem by Anne Brontë (24 Apr. 1848); entitled ‘The Narrow Way’ by Charlotte in her 1850 edition. Though the Christian's journey is not smooth, it is the only road to heaven, and will be brightened by hope. Arm yourself for the fight, act justly, give up earthly treasure, and disregard scorn, for God promises heavenly rest. Anne's depiction of the Christian as a heroic pilgrim uses metaphors from ... ...

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