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“On the Death of Anne Bronte” by Charlotte Bronte

The loss of a sister inspires poetry

In England in the 1840s, one of the most revered literary families was the Bronte sisters, Charlotte Bronte, Emily Bronte and Anne Bronte. The parents, Patrick and Maria, had five girls and one boy. Their mother died while all the … Continue reading

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A No-Fear Approach to Death

Terminally ill doctor Stephen Wealthall explains why he has no fear of death, or any of the usual regrets of the dying

Death — and the sadness it invokes — lurk in the back of our minds as the inevitable, fearsome couplet of our life’s story. We have a concept of the trajectory of our days: they begin at birth and coast … Continue reading

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