Robert Browning

1812 - 1889

A Quote by Robert Browning on songs

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That 's the wise thrush; he sings each song twice over, Lest you should think he never could recapture The first fine careless rapture.

Robert Browning (1812 - 1889)

Source: Home-Thoughts from Abroad. ii.

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A Quote by Robert Browning on earth

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Why stay we on the earth except to grow?

Robert Browning (1812 - 1889)

Source: Cleon

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A Quote by Robert Browning on horses

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Boot, saddle, to horse, and away!

Robert Browning (1812 - 1889)

Source: Cavalier Tunes

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A Quote by Robert Browning on god and service

All service ranks the same with God,- With God, whose puppets, best and worst, Are we: there is no last nor first.

Robert Browning (1812 - 1889)

Source: Pippa Passes. Part iv.

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A Quote by Robert Browning

Ah, did you once see Shelley plain, And did he stop and speak to you, And did you speak to him again? How strange it seems, and new!

Robert Browning (1812 - 1889)

Source: Memorabilia. i.

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A Quote by Robert Browning on songs

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That's the wise thrush; he sings each song twice over, Lest you should think he never could recapture The first fine careless rapture.

Robert Browning (1812 - 1889)

Source: Home-Thoughts from Abroad. ii.

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A Quote by Robert Browning on change and time

They are perfect; how else?-they shall never change: We are faulty; why not?-we have time in store.

Robert Browning (1812 - 1889)

Source: Old Pictures in Florence.

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A Quote by Robert Browning on god and poets

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God is the perfect poet, Who in his person acts his own creations.

Robert Browning (1812 - 1889)

Source: Paracelsus. Part ii.

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A Quote by Robert Browning on children, magic, and quiet

Into the street the piper stepped, Smiling first a little smile As if he knew what magic slept In his quiet pipe the while. And the piper advanced And the children followed.

Robert Browning (1812 - 1889)

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A Quote by Robert Browning on failure and poets

Stand still, true poet that you are! I know you; let me try and draw you. Some night you'll fail us: when afar You rise, remember one man saw you, Knew you, and named a star!

Robert Browning (1812 - 1889)

Source: Popularity

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