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Selections from the Poems and Plays of Robert Browning By Robert Browning Characters: 425

Updated: 2017-12-01 00:04


"Were the object less mean, would he stand

At the swing of my hand!

For obscurity helps him and blots

The hole where he squats."

So I set my five wits on the stretch15

To inveigle the wretch.

Al

l in vain! Gold and jewels I threw;

Still he couched there perdue;

I tempted his blood and his flesh,

Hid in roses my mesh,20

Choicest cates and the flagon's best spilth;

Still he kept to his filth.

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