Branwell Brontë

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I'll thank thee when approaching death
Would quench life's feeble ember...

Patrick Branwell Brontë (26 June 181724 September 1848) was an English painter and poet, the only son of the Brontë family and the brother of the writers Charlotte, Emily and Anne Brontë.

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  • I sit, this evening, far away,
    From all I used to know,
    And nought reminds my soul to-day
    Of happy long ago.
  • I'll thank thee when approaching death
    Would quench life's feeble ember,
    For thou wouldst even renew my breath
    With thy sweet word 'Remember'!

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