Robert Browning

(1812-1889 / London / England)

Abt Volger


<i>(after he has been extemporizing upon the musical instrument of his invention)</i>


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  • * Sunprincess * (1/31/2014 12:32:00 AM)

    ..........a beautiful stanza
    ~Nature in turn conceived, obeying an impulse as I;
    And the emulous heaven yearned down, made effort to reach the earth,
    As the earth had done her best, in my passion, to scale the sky:
    Novel splendours burst forth, grew familiar and dwelt with mine,
    Not a point but found and fixed its wandering star;
    Meteor-moons, balls of blaze: and they did not pale nor pine,
    For earth had attained to heaven, there was no more near nor far. ~ (Report) Reply

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