Robert Browning was a seasoned English poet and playwright regarded as one of the most prominent Victorian poets. One of his best known works is The Ring and the Book, which is a lengthy dramatic narrative poem published in four different installments from 1868 to 1869. His other notable works include 1855's Men and Women and 1864's Dramatis Personae.
He was the only son of his parents Sarah Anna and Robert Browning. He had a sister named Sarianna. He married fellow poet Elizabeth Barrett in 1846. The marriage produced only one child, Robert Barrett Browning. The marriage ended with Elizabeth's death in 1861.
He was once an atheist during his younger years.
Throughout his life he disliked spiritualism and saw it as nothing but fraud.
English engraver and printer
A face to lose youth for, to occupy age With the dream of, meet death with.Robert Browning
A minute's success pays the failure of years.Robert Browning
Autumn wins you best by this its mute appeal to sympathy for its decay.Robert Browning
Earth changes, but thy soul and God stand sure.Robert Browning
Fail I alone, in words and deeds? Why, all men strive and who succeeds?Robert Browning
Finds progress, man's distinctive mark alone, Not God's, and not the beast's God is, they are, Man partly is, and wholly hopes to be.Robert Browning
God is the perfect poet.Robert Browning
Grow old with me! The best is yet to be.Robert Browning
I count life just a stuff to try the soul's strength on.Robert Browning
I trust in nature for the stable laws of beauty and utility. Spring shall plant and autumn garner to the end of time.Robert Browning
If you get simple beauty and naught else, you get about the best thing God invents.Robert Browning
It is the glory and good of Art, That Art remains the one way possible Of speaking truth, to mouths like mine at least.Robert Browning
Like dogs in a wheel, birds in a cage, or squirrels in a chain, ambitious men still climb and climb, with great labor, and incessant anxiety, but never reach the top.Robert Browning
Love, hope, fear, faith - these make humanity These are its sign and note and character.Robert Browning
Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.Robert Browning
So, fall asleep love, loved by me... for I know love, I am loved by thee.Robert Browning
Take away love and our earth is a tomb.Robert Browning
The sea heaves up, hangs loaded o'er the land, Breaks there, and buries its tumultuous strength.Robert Browning
Thou art my single day, God lends to leaven What were all earth else, with a feel of heaven.Robert Browning
What Youth deemed crystal, Age finds out was dew.Robert Browning
What's a man's age? He must hurry more, that's all Cram in a day, what his youth took a year to hold.Robert Browning
White shall not neutralize the black, nor good compensate bad in man, absolve him so: life's business being just the terrible choice.Robert Browning
Who hears music feels his solitude peopled at once.Robert Browning
was a famous English poet,
who was born on
May 7, 1812. As a person born on this date, Robert Browning is listed in our database as the 12th
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People born on May 7
fall under the Zodiac sign of Taurus, the Bull.
Robert Browning is the 553rd most popular Taurus.
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In general, Robert Browning ranks as the 6700th
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