1954. RB to EBB
As published in The Brownings’ Correspondence, 10, 279–280.
12. Wednesday– [Postmark: 25 June 1845]
Pomegranates you may cut deep down the middle & see into, but not hearts,—so why should I try & speak?
Friday is best day because nearest, but Saturday is next best—it is next near, you know: if I get no note, therefore, Friday is my day–
Now is Post-time,—which happens properly.
God bless you, & so
your own RB
Address: Miss Barrett, / 50 Wimpole Street.
Postmark: 3AN3 JU25 1845 B.
Docket, in EBB’s hand: 26.
Publication: RB-EBB, p. 105.
Manuscript: Wellesley College.
1. Cf. EBB’s “Lady Geraldine’s Courtship” in Poems (1844) lines 165–166.