Gone is a great while, and she Dwelt thus in Nazareth of Galilee; Her kin she cherished with devout respect: A profound simpleness of intellect Was hers, and supreme patience. From the knee Faithful and hopeful; wise in charity; Strong in grave peace; in duty circumspect. Thus held she through her girlhood; as it were 10 An angel-watered lily, that near God Grows, and is quiet. Till one dawn, at home, She woke in her white bed, and had no fear At all,—yet wept till sunshine, and felt awed; Because the fulness of the time was come.
The Girlhood of Mary Virgin and Rossetti’s Radical Vision (A blog for #PRBDay)
The Girlhood of Mary Virgin by Dante Gabriel Rossetti ()
The initials announced in coded form the arrival of a new movement in British art. Hunt was put out by the event and suspected DGR of wanting to steal a march on their work. But the truth is probably otherwise. DGR was quite nervous about the reception of his picture and may well have feared that the Academy wouldn't have accepted his painting. Attached to the picture was a gold-faced sheet of paper containing two sonnets on the painting.
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