Robert Browning citáty
Datum narození: 7. květen 1812
Datum úmrtí: 12. prosinec 1889
Robert Browning byl přední anglický básník viktoriánského období.
Citáty Robert Browning
— Robert Browning, The complete poetical works of Browning
Balaustion's Adventure, line 323 (1871).
„Fear had long since taken root
In every breast, and now these crushed its fruit,
The ripe hate, like a wine“
— Robert Browning
Context: But, gathering in its ancient market-place, Talked group with restless group; and not a face But wrath made livid, for among them were Death's staunch purveyors, such as have in care To feast him. Fear had long since taken root In every breast, and now these crushed its fruit, The ripe hate, like a wine: to note the way It worked while each grew drunk! men grave and grey Stood, with shut eyelids, rocking to and fro. Letting the silent luxury trickle slow About the hollows where a heart should be; But the young gulped with a delirious glee Some foretaste of their first debauch in blood At the fierce news Book the First