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" Look at the boy who stoops to pat the dog! "That woman's like the Prior's niece who comes "To care about his asthma: it's the life!" But there my triumph's straw-fire flared and funked; Their betters took their turn to see and say: The Prior and the learned... "
The Living Age - Page 206
1912
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Men and Women

Robert Browning - 1856 - 386 pages
...circle and praised loud Till checked, (taught what to see and not to see, Being simple bodies) " that 's the very man ! Look at the boy who stoops to pat the dog ! That woman 's like the Prior's niece who comes To care about his asthma : it 's the life ! " But...
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Selections from the Poetical Works of Robert Browning

Robert Browning - 1863 - 430 pages
...circle and praised loud Till checked — taught what to see and not to see, Being simple bodies, — "that's the very man ! Look at the boy who stoops to pat the dog ! That woman's like the Prior's niece who comes To care about his asthma : it's the life ! " But there...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Browning ...: Pauline. Paracelsus. Strafford. 1872

Robert Browning - 1872 - 310 pages
...a circle and praised loud Till checked, taught what to see and not to see, Being simple bodies, — "That's the very man! "Look at the boy who stoops to pat the dog! "That woman's like the Prior's niece who conies "To care about his asthma: it's the life!" But there...
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Selections from [his] Poetical Works

Robert Browning - 1874 - 372 pages
...and praised loud Till checked, taught' what to see and not to see, Being simple bodies, — " That 's the very man ! " Look at the boy who stoops to pat the dog ! " That woman 's like the Prior's niece who comes " To care about his asthma : it 's the life ! "...
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The Witness of Art; Or, The Legend of Beauty

Sir Wyke Bayliss - 1876 - 230 pages
...much more, until the convent folks crowd round to see, and, being simple bodies, they praise loud. " That's the very man ! " Look at the boy who stoops to pat the dog ! " That woman's like the Prior's niece who comes "To care about his asthma : it's the life." But then...
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Selections from the Poetical Works of Robert Browning: First Series

Robert Browning - 1884 - 308 pages
...and praised loud Till checked, taught what to see and not to see, Being simple bodies, — " That 's the very man ! " Look at the boy who stoops to pat the dog ! " That woman 's like the Prior's niece who comes " To care about his asthma : it 's the life ! "...
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Selections from the Poetical Works of Robert Browning: First Series

Robert Browning - 1884 - 308 pages
...and praised loud Till checked., taught what to see and not to see, Being simple bodies, — " That 's the very man ! " Look at the boy who stoops to pat the dog ! " That woman 's like the Prior's niece who comes " To care about his asthma : it 's the life ! "...
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An Introduction to the Study of Robert Browning's Poetry

Robert Browning, Hiram Corson - 1886 - 360 pages
...circle and praised loud Till checked, taught what to see and not to see, Being simple bodies, — " That's the very man ! Look at the boy who stoops to pat the dog ! That woman's like the Prior's niece who comes 170 To care about his asthma : it's the life ! " But...
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Men and Women and Sordella

Robert Browning - 1886 - 600 pages
...circle and praised loud Till checked, (taught what to see and not to see: Being simple bodies) " that 's the very man ! Look at the boy who stoops to pat the dog ! That woman 's like the Prior's niece who comes To care about his asthma : it 's the life ! " But...
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The Poetic and Dramatic Works of Robert Browning

Robert Browning - 1887 - 474 pages
...circle and praised loud Till checked, taught what to see and not to see. Being simple bodies, — " That's the very man ! Look at the boy who stoops to pat the dog! That woman 's like the Prior's niece who comes To care about his asthma: it's the life ! " But there...
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