An Introduction to the Study of Robert Browning's Poetry

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Author: Robert Browning
Co-author: Hiram Corson
Published: 1886
Language: English
Wordcount: 110,215 / 322 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 57.5
LoC Categories: PR, CT
Downloads: 1,675
Added to site: 2008.07.06
mnybks.net#: 21436
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Poetry
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ined" as not to come to any consciousness of itself; or it may be so set free as to go forth and recognize its kinship, respond to the spiritual world outside of itself, and, by so responding, KNOW what merely intellectual philosophers call the UNKNOWABLE.

To turn now to the line of English poets who may be said to have passed the torch of spiritual life, from lifted hand to hand, along the generations. And first is

"the morning star of song, who made His music heard below:

"Dan Chaucer, the first warbler, whose sweet breath Preluded those melodious bursts that fill The spacious times of great Elizabeth With sounds that echo still."

Chaucer exhibits, in a high degree, this life of the spirit, and it is the secret of the charm which his poetry possesses for us after a lapse of five hundred years. It vitalizes, warms, fuses, and imparts a lightsomeness to his verse; it creeps and kindles beneath the tissues of his thought. When we compare Dryden's modernizations of Chaucer with the o

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