|John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.|
|Robert Browning. (18121889) (continued)|
| Have you found your life distasteful?|
My life did, and does, smack sweet.
Was your youth of pleasure wasteful?
Mine I saved and hold complete.
Do your joys with age diminish?
When mine fail me, Ill complain.
Must in death your daylight finish?
My sun sets to rise again.
| At the Mermaid. Stanza 10.|
| With this same key|
Shakespeare unlocked his heart 1 once more!
Did Shakespeare? If so, the less Shakespeare he!
| House. x.|
| Gods justice, tardy though it prove perchance,|
Rests never on the track until it reach
| Good, to forgive;|
Best, to forget!
Living, we fret;
Dying, we live.
| Dedication to La Saisiaz.|
| Can we love but on condition that the thing we love must die?|
| La Saisiaz.|
| Skywhat a scowl of cloud|
Till, near and far,
Ray on ray split the shroud:
Splendid, a star!
| The two Poets of Croisic.|
| As if true pride|
Were not also humble!
| In an Album.|
| Wanting iswhat?|
Where is the blot?
| Wantingis what?|