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Selections from the Poems and Plays of Robert Browning By Robert Browning Characters: 566

Updated: 2017-12-01 00:04


What spell or what charm,

(For, awhile there was trouble within me) what next should I urge

To sustain him where song had restored him?-Song filled to the verge130

His cup with the wine of this life, pressing all that it yields

Of mere fruitage, the strength and the beau

ty; beyond, on what fields,

Glean a vintage more potent and perfect to brighten the eye

And bring blood to the lip, and commend them the cup they put by?

He saith, "It is good"; still he drinks not; he lets me praise life,135

Gives assent, yet would die for his own part.

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