Robert Browning

Poet, Author

1812 – 1889

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Who was Robert Browning?

Robert Browning was an English poet and playwright whose mastery of dramatic verse, especially dramatic monologues, made him one of the foremost Victorian poets.

Famous Quotes:

  • Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, or what's a heaven for?
  • Ignorance is not innocence, but sin.
  • Stung by the splendor of a sudden thought.
  • Less is more.
  • So free we seem, so fettered we are!
  • Never the time and the place and the loved one all together!
  • My sun sets to rise again.
  • Ambition is not what man does... but what man would do.
  • Inscribe all human effort with one word, artistry's haunting curse, the Incomplete!
  • Where the apple reddens never pry -- lest we lose our Edens, Eve and I.

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Born
May 7, 1812
Camberwell
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Nationality
  • England
Profession
Education
  • University College London
  • University of London
Died
Dec 12, 1889
Venice
Resting place
Westminster Abbey

Submitted
on July 23, 2013