Robert Browning
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"Robert Browning" was an England/English poet and playwright whose mastery of dramatic verse, especially dramatic monologues, made him one of the foremost Victorian literature/Victorian poets.

It was an obscure early poem Pauline that brought him to the attention of Dante Gabriel Rossetti, followed by Paracelsus, praised by William Wordsworth/Wordsworth and Charles Dickens/Dickens, among others.

In 1846, Browning married Elizabeth Barrett Browning/Elizabeth Barrett, a poet more highly-regarded than him, and they went to live in Italy, a country that he called ‘my university’. At this time, he took exception to the spiritualist Daniel Dunglas Home and denounced his séances as fraudulent, though Elizabeth believed them to be genuine. By the time of her death in 1861, his stock was beginning to rise, with a major collection Men and Women (poetry collection)/Men and Women, followed by the long blank-verse poem The Ring and the Book. He is better-known today for his shorter poems, such as The Pied Piper of Hamelin and How They Brought the Good News from Ghent to Aix.

His recital of the latter work during a dinner-party, recorded on an Edison wax cylinder, is believed to be the oldest surviving record by a notable person in England.

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A minute's success pays the failure of years.

I show you doubt, to prove that faith exists.

I'm told it's the only gas station in southern Mississippi. They'd better not run out.

God's in His Heaven, all's right with the world.

He should have said up front that helping farmers harvest crops in south Georgia is more important than educating children all over the state. Then school systems could have made a better decision whether to close or not.

If he gets the surgery, then he will probably be able to play baseball in the spring, ... I don't want him not to be able to play golf with his kids when he grows up because his knee is so torn up.

Wheelock was a man who would take an abstract concept and make it work.

They're a very good football team. Their run game is as good as anyone's in the state. They do so much with a number of different guys.

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

Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp - or what's a heaven for?

We have some problems, ... We have some new kids playing some different positions. It'll take some time. We think these problems are correctable.

My business is not to remake myself, But make the absolute best of what God made.

Take away love and our earth is a tomb.

The person had to be really familiar with the main sites in Buffalo.

There, that is our secret: go to sleep! You will wake, and remember, and understand.

The economic impact is in the millions of dollars, ... And those are dollars you can't recoup. For every day a facility is closed, the golf pro can't make up those rounds. We won't know the full effect for two to three years. My sense is that some courses won't survive down the road.

That really took the wind out of our sails. You just can't give up plays like that.

It's the ultimate 24/7 job, and presidential history will tell you that there is no way of getting relief. It's a four-year root canal of pressure and problems.

He loves football so much and I believe if that window is left open at all for him to play, he will try to come back.

It gets down to core values, how you can live and keep things straight and maintain an even keel. It helps to listen to people who share how they've done it. It's an everlasting human story.

If it wasn't him, they must have been twins.

Grow old along with me the best is yet to be.

How sad and bad and mad it was - / But then, how it was sweet!

So, fall asleep love, loved by me...for I know love, I am loved by thee.

You drop quite a bit of dough to get to these places.

Yeah, we felt that we could have a pretty good season, ... We won those state titles with four losses one year and five the other. Playing the bigger AAA schools will make us better.

Why comes temptation, but for man to meet and master and crouch beneath his foot, and so be pedestaled in triumph?

Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.

What's the earth With all its art, verse, music, worth - Compared with love, found, gained, and kept?

Ignorance is not innocence but sin.

Mexico has done some record-setting ... opium and marijuana production eradication.

I trust in nature for the stable laws of beauty and utility. Spring shall plant and autumn garner to the end of time.