Porphyria's Lover quotes

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Personification of weather
"The sullen wind was soon awake It tore the elm-tops down for spite And did it's worst to vex the lake
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Break in rhythm
"I listened with heart fit to break"
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Symbol of Porphyria's class
"And spread, o'er all, her yellow hair"
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Porphryia is active
"So, she was come through wind and rain"
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Items of Porphyria's class
"Withdrew the dripping cloak and shawl And laid her soiled gloves by"
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Why the speaker kills Porphyria
"And give herself to me forever"
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What Porphyria was to the speaker when she died
"That moment she was mine, mine, fair, Perfectly pure and good"
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Speaker convincing himself he was right
"No pain felt she; I am quite sure she felt no pain"
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Control after she dies
"I propped her head up as before"
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Objectification of Porphyria
"And I, its love, am gained instead!"
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Final line
"And yet God has not said a word!"
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Card 2

Front

Break in rhythm

Back

"I listened with heart fit to break"

Card 3

Front

Symbol of Porphyria's class

Back

Preview of the front of card 3

Card 4

Front

Porphryia is active

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

Items of Porphyria's class

Back

Preview of the front of card 5
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