Elizabeth Barrett to Mary Russell Mitford, 15 July 1841:
'I have read the Bells & Pomegranates! -- "Pippa passes" .. comprehension, I was going to
say! [...] There are fine things in it -- & the presence of genius, never to be denied! -- At the
same time it is hard .. [italics]to understand[end italics] -- is'nt it?'