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Dramatic romances

dc.contributor Gallacher, Gordon Computing Centre Kings College London Browning, Robert, 1812-1889 2018-07-27 2019-07-04T10:18:49Z 2019-07-04T10:18:49Z 1845 1988-10-17
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dc.description.abstract Mode of access: Online. OTA website Contents: 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 Italian in England. The Englishman in Italy. In a gondola. Waring. The twins. A light woman. The last ride together. The pied piper of Hamlin. 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". Christmas-Eve & Easter-Day
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dc.subject.lcsh Poems -- Great Britain -- 19th century
dc.title Dramatic romances
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DRAMATIC ROMANCES. INCIDENT OF THE FRENCH CAMP. I YOU know, we French stormed Ratisbon: A mile or so away, On a little mound, Napoleon Stood on our storming-day; With neck out-thrust, you fancy how, Legs wide, arms locked behind, As if to balance the prone brow Oppressive with its mind. II Just as pethaps he mused " My plans " That soar, to earth may fall, " Let once my army-leader Lannes " Waver at yonder wall,"- B 2 4 DRAMATIC ROMANCES Out 'twixt the battery-smokes there flew A rider, bound on bound Full-galloping; nor bridle drew Until he reached the mound. III Then off there flung in smiling joy, And held himself erect By just his horse's mane, a boy: You hardly could suspect-- (So tight he kept his lips compressed, Scarce any blood came through) You looked twice ere you saw his breast Was all but shot in two. . . .
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