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The Poetical Works of Elizabeth Barrett Browning Complete In
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
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Adam Adonis Ador adown angel antistrophe beauty behold beloved beneath bless breath bride brow calm child Chorus chrism crown curse Cytherea dark dead death deep Dost thou doth dread dream dreamlight drop dropt Earth Spirits evermore eyes face fair fear gaze glory God's grief hand harken hath hear heard heart heaven heavenly Hermes holy human kiss lady lady Eve light lips little birds sang live look Lucifer Margret moan mortals mother neath night o'er Oceanus Onora PAET pain pale phantasm pity poet prayed prayer Prometheus river floweth rosary round scorn semichorus seraph shine sight silence sleep smile song sorrow soul sound speak stars steed stood sweet tears thee thine things Thou art thou hast thought throne thunder Toll slowly tread trees tremble unto utter voice vow to thee wail wandering ween weep wild wind wings word Zerah Zeus
Page 196 - Lucretius — nobler than his mood ! Who dropped his plummet down the broad Deep universe, and said ' No God,
Page 340 - Then, ay, then he shall kneel low, With the red-roan steed anear him Which shall seem to understand, Till I answer, " Rise and go ! For the world must love and fear him Whom I gift with heart and hand.
Page 270 - This earthly noise is too anear, Too loud, and will not let me hear The little harp. My death will soon Make silence.
Page 338 - She has thrown her bonnet by, And her feet she has been dipping In the shallow water's flow; Now she holds them nakedly In her hands, all sleek and dripping, While she rocketh to and fro.
Page 135 - Woe, woe ! to-day's woe and the coming morrow's I cover with one groan. And where is found me A limit to these sorrows ? And yet what word do I say? I have foreknown Clearly all things that should be; nothing done Comes sudden to my soul; and I must bear What is ordained with patience, being aware Necessity doth front the universe With an invincible gesture.
Page 340 - Three times shall a young foot-page Swim the stream and climb the mountain, And kneel down beside my feet — ' Lo, my master sends this gage, Lady, for thy pity's counting ! What wilt thou exchange for it?
Page 218 - ... assigned Wholesome and bitter, Thou art kind, And I am blessed to my mind. " ' Gifted for giving, I receive The maythorn and its scent outgive : I grieve not that I once did grieve. " ' In my large joy of sight and touch Beyond what others count for such, I am content to suffer much. " '/ in<rw — is all the mourner saith, Knowledge by suffering entereth, And Life is perfected by Death.
Page 339 - And the steed shall be red-roan, And the lover shall be noble, With an eye that takes the breath; And the lute he plays upon Shall strike ladies into trouble, As his sword strikes men to death!