Browning was a mere boy, it is recorded that he debated within himself whether he should not become a painter or a musician as well as a poet.
Browning might say, as his wife said in an early preface, I never mistook pleasure for the final cause of poetry, nor leisure for the hour of the poet--as indeed he has himself said, to much the same effect, in a letter printed many years ago: I never pretended to offer such literature as should be a substitute for a cigar or a game at dominoes to an idle man."
Browning's most perfect piece of work, for pregnancy of intellect, combined with faultless expression in a perfectly novel yet symmetrical outline: and he is very likely right.
Browning's later work is, full of intellect, alive with excellent passages (in the first volume of the Dramatic Idyls  perhaps more powerful than in any earlier work); notwithstanding all that, we think the change here indicated matter of regret.
Browning has given us the key, and those volumes a delightful gift to our age-record of so much that is richest in the world of things, and men, and their works--all so much the richer by the great intellect, the great imagination, which has made the record, transmuted them into imperishable things of art:--
Browning, is something more than a mere poetical conceit.
This year's review also includes volumes 24 and 25 of The Brownings
There were other American cops who carried Brownings
, though I don't know of any US law enforcement agencies which issued them as standard equipment to their armed rank and file.
But Rugby Park chiefs have announced they are to sever ties with Brownings
Bakers after they learned of the firm's bid to trademark the name.
The Palazzo Guidi, the home which the Brownings
began renting in 1847 and where they would spend their last fourteen years together, would have granted to Robert an ideal illustration of the theological point toward which he and Lippo were reaching--that religion and politics, bread served at meals and the bread of life, cannot really be separated, and that truly incarnational thinking requires a continual evaluation of the ways in which hierarchies inform the means by which bread of both sorts reaches the masses.
That the Brownings
produced a shared translation and then separately tinkered with the common translation must remain a possibility; however, there is another way of looking at these similar versions that opens another possibility: that Browning
produced the original translation, which Barrett Browning
subsequently tinkered with.
The featured Brownings
are made in the USA and come with a Certificate of Authenticity from Browning
A few months later, Hall contacted the Brownings
with important news: the Navy was interesting in seeing the new machine gun, but insisted on a demonstration of three minutes of continuous fire.
The grounds of the two-story home were neat and neighbor Mike Thomas said the Brownings
would even pick up trash along the street.
When the vendor sued the Brownings
for pounds 8,778 in 1991 for alleged non-payment of part of the goat contract, the couple counter-claimed for misrepresentation on the ground that some of the goats were infected with Johne's disease.