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Selections from the Poems and Plays of Robert Browning   By: (1812-1889)

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The Lake Library Edition

SELECTIONS FROM THE POEMS AND PLAYS OF ROBERT BROWNING

Edited, with an Introduction by

MYRA REYNOLDS

Professor of English Literature in the University of Chicago

[Illustration: ROBERT BROWNING]

Scott, Foresman and Company Chicago Atlanta New York

Copyright, 1909 Scott, Foresman and Company

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CONTENTS

INTRODUCTION PAGE

I. The Life of Browning 7 II. The Poetry of Browning 31

BIBLIOGRAPHY 57

CHRONOLOGICAL TABLE 60

SELECTIONS FROM BROWNING

( The figures in parentheses refer to the pages of the Notes. )

Songs from Paracelsus (389) 65 Cavalier Tunes (391) 69 The Lost Leader (391) 72 "How They Brought the Good News" (392) 73 The Flower's Name (393) 76 Meeting at Night (393) 78 Parting at Morning (393) 78 Evelyn Hope (393) 78 Love Among the Ruins (394) 81 Up at a Villa Down in the City (394) 84 A Toccata of Galuppi's (395) 88 Old Pictures in Florence (396) 91 "De Gustibus " (399) 101 Home Thoughts, from Abroad (399) 103 Home Thoughts, from the Sea (400) 104 Saul (400) 105 My Star (402) 126 Two in the Campagna (403) 126 In Three Days (403) 129 The Guardian Angel (403) 130 Memorabilia (404) 132 Incident of the French Camp (404) 133 My Last Duchess (404) 135 The Boy and the Angel (404) 137 The Pied Piper of Hamelin (404) 141 The Flight of the Duchess (405) 152 A Grammarian's Funeral (406) 183 "Childe Roland to the Dark Tower Came" (407) 189 How It Strikes a Contemporary (409) 196 Fra Lippo Lippi (409) 200 Andrea Del Sarto (413) 213 The Bishop Orders His Tomb at Saint Praxed's Church (414) 222 Cleon (416) 227 One Word More (417) 239 Abt Vogler (419) 247 Rabbi Ben Ezra (422) 253 Caliban Upon Setebos (423) 260 May and Death (425) 271 Prospice (425) 272 A Face (425) 273 O Lyric Love (425) 274 Prologue to Pacchiarotto (425) 275 House (426) 276 Shop (426) 278 Hervé Riel (426) 282 Good to Forgive (427) 289 "Such a Starved Bank of Moss" (427) 290 Epilogue to the Two Poets of Croisic (427) 290 Pheidippides (427) 295 Muléykeh (428) 302 Wanting Is What? (428) 309 Never the Time and the Place (428) 310 The Patriot (429) 311 Instans Tyrannus (429) 312 The Italian in England (430) 315 "Round Us the Wild Creatures" (431) 321 Prologue to Asolando (431) 321 Summum Bonum (431) 323 Epilogue to Asolando (431) 324 Pippa Passes (431) 325

NOTES 389

INTRODUCTION

THE LIFE OF BROWNING

Robert Browning, the poet, was the third of that name... Continue reading book >>




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