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Title: Index of the Project Gutenberg Works of Robert Browning
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WORKS OF

ROBERT BROWNING


CONTENTS


##  INTRODUCTION TO ROBERT BROWNING

##  LIFE AND LETTERS OF ROBERT BROWNING

##  A BLOT IN THE 'SCUTCHEON

##  DRAMATIC ROMANCES

CHRISTMAS EVE

LETTERS OF BROWNING

##  SHORTER POEMS

##  MEN AND WOMEN

THE PIED PIPER OF HAMELIN

O MAY I JOIN THE CHOIR INVISIBLE!

##  SELECTIONS FROM THE POEMS AND PLAYS

A DAY WITH BROWNING

##  THE PIED PIPER OF HAMELIN AND OTHER POEMS

POMEGRANATES FROM AN ENGLISH GARDEN

##  COMPLETE POETIC AND DRAMATIC WORKS



TABLES OF CONTENTS OF VOLUMES



AN INTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY OF ROBERT BROWNING’S POETRY
by Hiram Corson
CONTENTS
PREFACE.
INTRODUCTION.
I. The Spiritual Ebb and Flow exhibited in English Poetry
Popularity.
II. The Idea of Personality and of Art as an intermediate agency of Personality
1. General Remarks.
2. The Idea of Personality as embodied in Browning’s Poetry.
3. Art as an Intermediate Agency of Personality.
III. Mr. Browning’s “Obscurity”.
IV. Browning’s Verse.
V. Arguments of the Poems.
Wanting is—What?
My Star.
The Flight of the Duchess.
The Last Ride Together.
By the Fireside.
Prospice.
Amphibian.
James Lee’s Wife.
A Tale.
Confessions.
Respectability.
Home-Thoughts from Abroad.
Home-Thoughts from the Sea.
Old Pictures in Florence.
Pictor Ignotus.
Andrea del Sarto.
Fra Lippo Lippi.
A Face.
The Bishop orders his Tomb.
A Toccata of Galuppi’s.
Abt Vogler.
‘Touch him ne’er so lightly’, etc.
Memorabilia.
How it strikes a Contemporary.
“Transcendentalism”.
Apparent Failure.
Rabbi Ben Ezra.
A Grammarian’s Funeral.
An Epistle containing the Strange Medical Experience of Karshish
A Martyr’s Epitaph.
Soliloquy of the Spanish Cloister.
Holy-Cross Day.
Saul.
A Death in the Desert.
POEMS.
Wanting is—What?
My Star.
The Last Ride Together.
By the Fireside.
Prospice.
Amphibian.
James Lee’s Wife.
A Tale.
Epilogue to ‘The Two Poets of Croisic’.
Confessions.
Respectability.
Home Thoughts, from Abroad.
Home Thoughts, from the Sea.
Old Pictures in Florence.
Pictor Ignotus.
Andrea del Sarto.
Fra Lippo Lippi.
A Face.
The Bishop orders his Tomb.
A Toccata of Galuppi’s.
Abt Vogler.
Memorabilia.
How it strikes a Contemporary.
“Transcendentalism”:
Apparent Failure.
Rabbi Ben Ezra.
A Grammarian’s Funeral.
An Epistle containing the Strange Medical Experience of Karshish
A Martyr’s Epitaph.
Soliloquy of the Spanish Cloister.
Holy-Cross Day.
Saul.
A Death in the Desert.
A LIST OF CRITICISMS OF BROWNING’S WORKS.
Notes on the Genius of Robert Browning. By James Thomson.



LIFE AND LETTERS OF ROBERT BROWNING
by Mrs. Sutherland Orr
Second Edition


CONTENTS
LIFE AND LETTERS OF ROBERT BROWNING
Chapter 1	Origin of the Browning Family
Chapter 2	Robert Browning's Father
Chapter 3	1812-1826
Chapter 4	1826-1833
Chapter 5	1833-1835
Chapter 6	1835-1838
Chapter 7	1838-1841
Chapter 8	1841-1844
Chapter 9	1844-1849
Chapter 10	1849-1852
Chapter 11	1852-1855
Chapter 12	1855-1858
Chapter 13	1858-1861
Chapter 14	1861-1863
Chapter 15	1863-1869
Chapter 16	1869-1873
Chapter 17	1873-1878
Chapter 18	1878-1884
Chapter 19	1881-1887
Chapter 20	Constancy to Habit
Chapter 21	Marriage
Chapter 22	Illness and Death
Conclusion
Index



A BLOT IN THE 'SCUTCHEON
By Robert Browning


CONTENTS
Transcriber's comments
INTRODUCTORY NOTE
A BLOT IN THE 'SCUTCHEON
ACT I
ACT II
ACT III



DRAMATIC ROMANCES
By Robert Browning
Introduction and Notes: Charlotte Porter and Helen A. Clarke
CONTENTS
INTRODUCTION
INCIDENT OF THE FRENCH CAMP
THE PATRIOT
MY LAST DUCHESS
COUNT GISMOND
THE BOY AND THE ANGEL
INSTANS TYRANNUS
MESMERISM
THE GLOVE
TIME'S REVENGES
THE ENGLISHMAN IN ITALY
IN A GONDOLA
WARING
THE TWINS
A LIGHT WOMAN
THE LAST RIDE TOGETHER
THE PIED PIPER OF HAMELIN:
THE FLIGHT OF THE DUCHESS
A GRAMMARIAN'S FUNERAL,
THE HERETIC'S TRAGEDY
HOLY-CROSS DAY
PROTUS
THE STATUE AND THE BUST
PORPHYRIA'S LOVER
"CHILDE ROLAND TO THE DARK TOWER CAME."



BROWNING'S SHORTER POEMS
Selected And Edited By Franklin T. Baker


CONTENTS
 	Page
LIFE OF BROWNING	vii
BROWNING AS POET	x
APPRECIATIONS	xx
CHRONOLOGICAL LIST OF BROWNING'S WORKS	xxiv
BIBLIOGRAPHY

xxvii
The Pied Piper of Hamelin	1
Tray	15
Incident of the French Camp	17
"How they brought the Good News from Ghent to Aix"	19
Hervé Riel	22
Pheidippides	30
My Star	40
Evelyn Hope	41
Love among the Ruins	43
Misconceptions	47
Natural Magic	48
Apparitions	49
A Wall	50
Confessions	51
A Woman's Last Word	53
A Pretty Woman	55
Youth and Art	58
A Tale	61
Cavalier Tunes	67
Home-Thoughts, from the Sea	70
Summum Bonum	71
A Face	72
Songs from Pippa Passes	73
The Lost Leader	75
Apparent Failure	77
Fears and Scruples	80
Instans Tyrannus	82
The Patriot	85
The Boy and the Angel	87
Memorabilia	91
Why I am a Liberal	92
Prospice	93
Epilogue to "Asolando"	94
"De Gustibus—"	96
The Italian in England	98
My Last Duchess	105
The Bishop Orders his Tomb at Saint Praxed's Church	107
The Laboratory	113
Home Thoughts, from Abroad	115
Up at a Villa—Down in the City	116
A Toccata of Galuppi's	122
Abt Vogler	126
Rabbi Ben Ezra	133
A Grammarian's Funeral	143
Andrea del Sarto	149
Caliban upon Setebos	161
"Childe Roland to the Dark Tower came"	174
An Epistle	183
Saul	196
One Word More

224

NOTES

235

ILUSTRATION: Robert Browning	271



MEN AND WOMEN
By Robert Browning


CONTENTS
INTRODUCTION
"TRANSCENDENTALISM: A POEM IN TWELVE BOOKS"
HOW IT STRIKES A CONTEMPORARY
ARTEMIS PROLOGIZES
AN EPISTLE CONTAINING THE STRANGE MEDICAL EXPERIENCE OF KARSHISH, THE ARAB PHYSICIAN
JOHANNES AGRICOLA IN MEDITATION
PICTOR IGNOTUS
FRA LIPPO LIPPI
ANDREA DEL SARTO
THE BISHOP ORDERS HIS TOMB AT SAINT PRAXED'S CHURCH
BISHOP BLOUGRAM'S APOLOGY
CLEON
RUDEL TO THE LADY OF TRIPOLI
ONE WORD MORE



SELECTIONS FROM THE POEMS AND PLAYS
Edited By Myra Reynolds
CONTENTS

Introduction—	PAGE
    I. The Life of Browning	7
   II. The Poetry of Browning	31

Bibliography	57

Chronological Table	60

Selections from Browning—
   (The figures in parentheses refer to the pages of the Notes.)
   Songs from Paracelsus (389)	65
   Cavalier Tunes (391)	69
   The Lost Leader (391)	72
   "How They Brought the Good News" (392)	73
   The Flower's Name (393)	76
   Meeting at Night (393)	78
   Parting at Morning (393)	78
   Evelyn Hope (393)	78
   Love Among the Ruins (394)	81
   Up at a Villa—Down in the City (394)	84
   A Toccata of Galuppi's (395)	88
   Old Pictures in Florence (396)	91
   "De Gustibus—" (399)	101
   Home-Thoughts, from Abroad (399)	103
   Home-Thoughts, from the Sea (400)	104
   Saul (400)	105
   My Star (402)	126
   Two in the Campagna (403)	126
   In Three Days (403)	129
   The Guardian-Angel (403)	130
   Memorabilia (404)	132
   Incident of the French Camp (404)	133
   My Last Duchess (404)	135
   The Boy and the Angel (404)	137
   The Pied Piper of Hamelin (404)	141
   The Flight of the Duchess (405)	152
   A Grammarian's Funeral (406)	183
   "Childe Roland to the Dark Tower Came" (407)	189
   How It Strikes a Contemporary (409)	196
   Fra Lippo Lippi (409)	200
   Andrea Del Sarto (413)	213
   The Bishop Orders His Tomb at Saint Praxed's Church (414)	222
   Cleon (416)	227
   One Word More (417)	239
   Abt Vogler (419)	247
   Rabbi Ben Ezra (422)	253
   Caliban Upon Setebos (423)	260
   May and Death (425)	271
   Prospice (425)	272
   A Face (425)	273
   O Lyric Love (425)	274
   Prologue to Pacchiarotto (425)	275
   House (426)	276
   Shop (426)	278
   Hervé Riel (426)	282
   Good to Forgive (427)	289
   "Such a Starved Bank of Moss" (427)	290
   Epilogue to the Two Poets of Croisic (427)	290
   Pheidippides (427)	295
   Muléykeh (428)	302
   Wanting Is—What? (428)	309
   Never the Time and the Place (428)	310
   The Patriot (429)	311
   Instans Tyrannus (429)	312
   The Italian in England (430)	315
   "Round Us the Wild Creatures" (431)	321
   Prologue to Asolando (431)	321
   Summum Bonum (431)	323
   Epilogue to Asolando (431)	324
   Pippa Passes (431)	325

Notes	389



THE PIED PIPER OF HAMELIN AND OTHER POEMS
By Robert Browning
CONTENTS
 	PAGE
The Pied Piper of Hamelin	11
Hervé Riel	24
Cavalier Tunes	31
“How They Brought the Good News from Ghent to Aix”	34
Through the Metidja to Abd-el-kadr	37
Incident of the French Camp	39
Clive	41
Muléykeh	59
Tray	68
A Tale	70
Gold Hair	75
Donald	82
The Glove	90
LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
 	PAGE
The Pied Piper of Hamelin	Frontispiece
“‘Leave to go and see my wife, whom I call the Belle Aurore’”	30
“I galloped, Dirck galloped, we galloped all three”	34
“A rider bound on bound full galloping, nor bridle drew until he reached the mound”	39
“Hair, such a wonder of flix and floss”	75
“And full in the face of its owner flung the glove”	95



THE COMPLETE POETIC AND DRAMATIC WORKS
Of Robert Browning
Cambridge Edition


TABLE OF CONTENTS
 	PAGE
BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH	ix
PAULINE: A FRAGMENT OF A CONFESSION	1
Sonnet: "Eyes, calm beside thee, (Lady, couldst thou know!)"	11
PARACELSUS.
I. Paracelsus aspires	12
II. Paracelsus attains	19
III. Paracelsus	25
IV. Paracelsus aspires	34
V. Paracelsus attains	40
STRAFFORD: A TRAGEDY	49
SORDELLO	74
PIPPA PASSES: A DRAMA	128
KING VICTOR AND KING CHARLES: A TRAGEDY	145
DRAMATIC LYRICS.
Cavalier Tunes.
I. Marching Along	163
II. Give a Rouse	163
III. Boot and Saddle	163
The Lost Leader	164
"How they brought the Good News from Ghent to Aix"	164
Through the Metidja to Abd-el-Kadr	165
Nationality in Drinks	166
Garden Fancies.
I. The Flower's Name	166
II. Sibrandus Schafnaburgensis	167
Soliloquy of the Spanish Cloister	167
The Laboratory	168
The Confessional	169
Cristina	169
The Lost Mistress	170
Earth's Immortalities	170
Meeting at Night	170
Parting at Morning	170
Song: "Nay but you, who do not love her"	170
A Woman's Last Word	171
Evelyn Hope	171
Love among the Ruins	171
A Lovers' Quarrel	172
Up at a Villa—Down in the City	174
A Toccata of Galuppi's	175
Old Pictures in Florence	176
"De Gustibus—"	178
Home-Thoughts, from Abroad	179
Home-Thoughts, from the Sea	179
Saul	179
My Star	184
By the Fireside	185
Any Wife to Any Husband	187
Two in the Campagna	189
Misconceptions	189
A Serenade at the Villa	189
One Way of Love	190
Another Way of Love	190
A Pretty Woman	190
Respectability	191
Love in a Life	191
Life in a Love	191
In Three Days	192
In a Year	192
Women and Roses	193
Before	193
After	194
The Guardian-Angel	194
Memorabilia	195
Popularity	195
Master Hughes of Saxe-Gotha	195
THE RETURN OF THE DRUSES	197
A BLOT IN THE 'SCUTCHEON	216
COLOMBE'S BIRTHDAY	230
DRAMATIC ROMANCES.
Incident of the French Camp	251
The Patriot	251
My Last Duchess	252
Count Gismond	252
The Boy and the Angel	253
Instans Tyrannus	254
Mesmerism	255
The Glove	256
Time's Revenges	258
The Italian in England	258
The Englishman in Italy	260[vi]
In a Gondola	262
Waring	264
The Twins	266
A Light Woman	267
The Last Ride Together	267
The Pied Piper of Hamelin	268
The Flight of the Duchess	271
A Grammarian's Funeral	279
The Heretic's Tragedy	280
Holy-Cross Day	281
Protus	283
The Statue and the Bust	283
Porphyria's Lover	286
"Childe Roland to the Dark Tower Came"	287
A SOUL'S TRAGEDY	289
LURIA	299
CHRISTMAS-EVE AND EASTER-DAY.
Christmas-Eve	316
Easter-Day	327
MEN AND WOMEN.
"Transcendentalism: A Poem in Twelve Books"	335
How It Strikes a Contemporary	336
Artemis Prologizes	337
An Epistle, containing the Strange Medical Experience of Karshish, the
  Arab Physician	338
Johannes Agricola in Meditation	341
Pictor Ignotus	341
Fra Lippo Lippi	342
Andrea del Sarto	346
The Bishop orders his Tomb at Saint Praxed's Church	348
Bishop Blougram's Apology	349
Cleon	358
Rudel To the Lady of Tripoli	361
One Word More	361
IN A BALCONY	364
Ben Karshook's Wisdom	372
DRAMATIS PERSONÃ?.
James Lee's Wife.
I. James Lee's Wife speaks at the Window	373
II. By the Fireside	373
III. In the Doorway	373
IV. Along the Beach	374
V. On the Cliff	374
VI. Reading a Book, under the Cliff	374
VII. Among the Rocks	375
VIII. Beside the Drawing-Board	375
IX. On Deck	376
Gold Hair: a Story of Pornic	376
The Worst of It	378
Dîs Aliter Visum; or, Le Byron de Nos Jours	379
Too Late	380
Abt Vogler, after he has been extemporizing upon the Musical Instrument
  of his Invention	382
Rabbi Ben Ezra	383
A Death in the Desert	385
Caliban upon Setebos; or, Natural Theology in the Island	392
Confessions	394
May and Death	395
Deaf and Dumb: a Group by Woolner	395
Prospice	395
Eurydice to Orpheus: a Picture by Leighton	395
Youth and Art	396
A Face	396
A Likeness	396
Mr. Sludge, "the Medium"	397
Apparent Failure	412
Epilogue	413
THE RING AND THE BOOK.
I. The Ring and the Book	414
II. Half-Rome	427
III. The Other Half-Rome	441
IV. Tertium Quid	456
V. Count Guido Franceschini	471
VI. Giuseppe Caponsacchi	489
VII. Pompilia	508
VIII. Dominus Hyacinthus de Archangelis, Pauperum Procurator	525
IX. Juris Doctor Johannes-Baptista Bottinius, Fisci et Rev. Cam. Apostol.
  Advocatus	540
X. The Pope	554
XI. Guido	572
XII. The Book and the Ring	594
Helen's Tower	601
BALAUSTION'S ADVENTURE, including a Transcript from Euripides,	602
ARISTOPHANES' APOLOGY, including a Transcript from Euripides,
  being the Last Adventure of Balaustion	628
PRINCE HOHENSTIEL-SCHWANGAU, SAVIOUR OF SOCIETY	681
FIFINE AT THE FAIR.
Prologue	701
Fifine at the Fair	702
Epilogue	735
RED COTTON NIGHT-CAP COUNTRY; OR TURF AND TOWERS	736[vii]
THE INN ALBUM	773
PACCHIAROTTO, WITH OTHER POEMS.
Prologue	802
Of Pacchiarotto, and how he worked in Distemper	802
At the "Mermaid"	807
House	808
Shop	809
Pisgah-Sights	810
Fears and Scruples	811
Natural Magic	811
Magical Nature	812
Bifurcation	812
Numpholeptos	812
Appearances	814
St. Martin's Summer	814
Herve Riel	815
A Forgiveness	817
Cenciaja	820
Filippo Baldinucci on the Privilege of Burial	823
Epilogue	827
THE AGAMEMNON OF Ã?SCHYLUS	830
LA SAISIAZ	849
THE TWO POETS OF CROISIC	859
Oh Love! Love	874
DRAMATIC IDYLS: FIRST SERIES.
Martin Relph	875
Pheidippides	877
Halbert and Hob	879
Ivan Ivanovitch	880
Tray	887
Ned Bratts	887
DRAMATIC IDYLS: SECOND SERIES.
Prologue	892
Echetlos	892
Clive	893
Muléykeh	897
Pietro of Abano	899
Doctor ——	906
Pan and Luna	909
Touch him ne'er so lightly	910
The Blind Man to the Maiden	910
Goldoni	910
JOCOSERIA.
Wanting is—What?	911
Donald	911
Solomon and Balkis	913
Cristina and Monaldeschi	914
Mary Wollstonecraft and Fuseli	916
Adam, Lilith, and Eve	916
Ixion	916
Jochanan Hakkadosh	918
Never the Time and the Place	928
Pambo	928
FERISHTAH'S FANCIES.
Prologue	929
I. The Eagle	929
II. The Melon-Seller	930
III. Shah Abbas	930
IV. The Family	932
V. The Sun	933
VI. Mihrab Shah	934
VII. A Camel-Driver	936
VIII. Two Camels	937
IX. Cherries	938
X. Plot-Culture	939
XI. A Pillar at Sebzevar	940
XII. A Bean-Stripe: also Apple-Eating	942
Epilogue	946
Rawdon Brown	947
The Founder of the Feast	947
The Names	947
Epitaph on Levi Lincoln Thaxter	947
Why I am a Liberal	948
PARLEYINGS WITH CERTAIN PEOPLE OF IMPORTANCE IN THEIR DAY.
Apollo and the Fates	948
With Bernard de Mandeville	952
With Daniel Bartoli	955
With Christopher Smart	959
With George Bubb Dodington	961
With Francis Furini	964
With Gerard de Lairesse	970
With Charles Avison	974
Fust and his Friends: an Epilogue	979
ASOLANDO: FANCIES AND FACTS.
Prologue	987
Rosny	987
Dubiety	987
Now	988
Humility	988
Poetics	988
Summum Bonum	988
A Pearl, a Girl	988
Speculative	988
White Witchcraft	989
Bad Dreams. I.	989
Bad Dreams. II.	989
Bad Dreams. III.	990
Bad Dreams. IV.	990
Inapprehensiveness	991
Which?	991
The Cardinal and the Dog	991
The Pope and the Net	992
The Bean-Feast	992
Muckle-Mouth Meg	993
Arcades Ambo	993
The Lady and the Painter	993[viii]
Ponte dell' Angelo, Venice	994
Beatrice Signorini	996
Flute-Music, with an Accompaniment	999
"Imperante Augusto natus est—"	1001
Development	1002
Rephan	1003
Reverie	1005
Epilogue	1007
APPENDIX.
I. An Essay on Shelley	1008
II. Notes and Illustrations	1014
III. A List of Mr. Browning's Poems and Dramas, arranged in the order of
first publication in book form	1023
INDEX OF FIRST LINES OF POEMS	1027
GENERAL INDEX OF TITLES	1031





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