It is the glory and good of Art That Art remains the one way possible Of speaking truth, - to mouths like mine, at least.
Robert Browning (1812 - 1889)
Source: The Ring and the Book. Line 842.
Contributed by: Zaady
So may a glory from defect arise.
Source: Deaf and Dumb.
We shall march prospering,-not thro' his presence; Songs may inspirit us,-not from his lyre; Deeds will be done,-while he boasts his quiescence, Still bidding crouch whom the rest bade aspire.
Lofty designs must close in like effects.
Source: A Grammarian's Funeral.
Are there not, dear Michael, Two points in the adventure of the diver,- One, when a beggar he prepares to plunge; One, when a prince he rises with his pearl? Festus, I plunge.
Source: Paracelsus. Part i.
In the morning of the world, When earth was nigher heaven than now.
Source: Pippa Passes. Part iii.
Was never evening yet But seemed far beautifuller than its day.
Source: The Ring and the Book. Pompilia. Line 357.
Day! Faster and more fast. O'er night's brim, day boils at last.
Source: Pippa Passes
Believeth with the life, the pain shall stop.
Source: Caliban upon Setebos
The body sprang At once to the height, and stayed; but the soul,-no!
Source: A Death in the Desert.
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