"I count life just a stuff to try the soul's strength on. "
Dared and Done : The Marriage of Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning
A Riveting and brilliant work of biography. The story of two great English poets, Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning, whose work was immediately recognized and adored by their contemporaries, whose courtship ranks with the great love stories of all time -- and in whose marriage romance was not merely sustained but intensified.
Men and Women and Other Poems
(Robert Browning; Colin Graham, Editor; J. W. Harper, Editor)
The diverse poems of Men and Women include captivating dramatic monologues, in which this idiosyncratic and talented poet relishes his characters' unwitting self-revelation. This edition also contains many of his earlier and later poems, such as "Johannes Agricola in Meditation," "My Last Duchess," and "Caliban on Setebos."