This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1913 Excerpt: ...and so forth; and with such a knowledge you stand, as it were, armed to encounter the natural doubts and fears as to that same inherent ...Read MoreThis historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1913 Excerpt: ...and so forth; and with such a knowledge you stand, as it were, armed to encounter the natural doubts and fears as to that same inherent nobility, that are apt to waylay us, the weaker ones, in the road of life. And when we look eagerly to see them fall before you, lo, round you wheel, only the left hand gets the blow; one proof of the soul's nobility destroys simply another proof, quite as good, of the same, --you are found delivering an opinion like this! Why, what is this perpetual yearning to exceed, to subdue, to be better than, and a king over, one's fellows, --all that you so disclaim, --but the very tendency yourself are most proud of, and under another form, would oppose to it, --only in a lower stage of manifestation? You don't want to be vulgarly superior to your fellows after their poor fashion--to have me hold solemnly up your gown's tail, or hand you an express of the last importance from the Pope, with all these bystanders noticing how unconcerned you look the while: but neither does our gaping friend, the burgess yonder, want the other kind of kingship, that consists in understanding better than his fellows this and similar points of human nature, nor to roll under his tongue this sweeter morsel still, --the feeling that, through immense philosophy, he does not feel, he rather thinks, above you and me!' And so chatting, they glided off arm in arm. Luit. And the result is... First Bys. Why, that a month having gone by, the indomitable Chiappino, marrying as he will Luitolfo's love--at all events succeeding to Luitolfo's goods, --becomes the first inhabitant of Faenza, and a proper aspirant to the Provostship; which we assemble here to see conferred on him this morning. The Legate's Guard to clear the way! He will follow presently. hu.it. (urithdrawi...Read Less
New. Hardcover reprint of the original 1912 edition-beautifully bound in brown cloth covers featuring titles stamped in gold, 8vo-6x9". No adjustments have been made to the original text, giving readers the full antiquarian experience. For quality purposes, all text and images are printed as black and white. This item is printed on demand. Book Information: Poems Of Robert Browning, Containing Dramatic Lyrics, Dramatic Romances, Men And Women, Dramas, Pauline, Paracelsus, Christmas-Eve And Easter-Day, Sordello, And Dramatis Personae. Browning, Robert. Indiana: Repressed Publishing LLC, 2012. Original Publishing: Poems Of Robert Browning, Containing Dramatic Lyrics, Dramatic Romances, Men And Women, Dramas, Pauline, Paracelsus, Christmas-Eve And Easter-Day, Sordello, And Dramatis Personae. Browning, Robert. London, H. Frowde, Oxford University Press, 1912.
New. 716 pages. ReInk Books reprint from the 1912 edition. This paperback book is SEWN perfect bound, where the book block is actually sewn (smythe sewn/section sewn) with thread before binding which results in a more durable type of paperback binding. It can also be open wide. The pages will not fall out and will be around for a lot longer than normal paperbacks. NO changes have been made to the original text. Each page is checked manually before printing. Illustrations, Index, if any, are included in b/w. Fold-outs, if any, are not part of the book. If the original book was printed in multiple volumes than this reprint is of only a single volume. This book is printed on demand on acid-free paper. (Original publisher: London, H. Frowde, Oxford University press)
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