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Selections from the Poems and Plays of Robert Browning By Robert Browning Characters: 390

Updated: 2017-12-01 00:04


Did he love one face from out the thousands100

(Were she Jethro's daughter, white and wifely,

Were she but the Ethiopian bondslave),

He would envy yon dumb patient camel,

Keeping a re

serve of scanty water

Meant to save his own life in the desert;105

Ready in the desert to deliver

(Kneeling down to let his breast be opened)

Hoard and life together for his mistress.

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