The Poetic and Dramatic Works of Robert Browning ..., Volumen1
Houghton, Mifflin, 1887
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Página 7 - But in that middle stage when they were full Yet ere I had disposed them to my will ; And then I shall show how these elements Produced my present state, and what it is. I am made up of an intensest life, Of a most clear idea of consciousness Of self...
Página 40 - I go to prove my soul ! I see my way as birds their trackless way. I shall arrive ! what time, what circuit first, I ask not : hut unless God send his hail Or blinding fireballs, sleet or stifling snow, In some time, his good time, I shall arrive : He guides me and the bird. In his good time ! Mir/in/.
Página 229 - Because perceptions whole, like that he sought To clothe, reject so pure a work of thought As language : thought may take perception's place But hardly co-exist in any case, Being its mere presentment — of the whole By parts, the simultaneous and the sole By the successive and the many.
Página 43 - Truth is within ourselves; it takes no rise From outward things, whate'er you may believe : There is an inmost centre in us all, Where truth abides in fulness ; and around, Wall upon wall, the gross flesh hems it in, This perfect, clear perception — which is truth; A baffling and perverting carnal mesh...
Página 193 - The historical decoration was purposely of no more importance than a background requires; and my stress lay on the incidents in the development of a soul: little else is worth study.
Página 331 - All service ranks the same with God: If now, as formerly he trod Paradise, his presence fills Our earth, each only as God wills Can work — God's puppets, best and worst, Are we; there is no last nor first. Say not "a small event!" Why "small?" Costs it more pain than this, ye call A "great event" should come to pass, Than that?
Página 4 - Withered, though here to me most beautiful." And then I was a young witch whose blue eyes, As she stood naked by the river springs, Drew down a god ; I watched his radiant form Growing less radiant, and it gladdened me...
Página 195 - That autumn eve was stilled : A last remains of sunset dimly burned " O'er the far forests, like a torch-flame turned By the wind back upon its bearer's hand In one long flare of crimson ; as a brand, The woods beneath lay black.
Página 96 - check "The shout, restrain the eager eye!" But the heaving sea was black behind For many a night and many a day, And land, though but a rock, drew nigh ; So, we broke the cedar pales away...
Página 122 - If I stoop Into a dark tremendous sea of cloud, It is but for a time ; I press God's lamp Close to my breast ; its splendor, soon or late, Will pierce the gloom : I shall emerge one day.