Robert Browning (7 May 1812 – 12 December 1889) was an English poet and playwright whose mastery of dramatic verse, especially dramatic monologues, made him one of the foremost Victorian poets.
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“Hes in the other room getting stiffer than the bodies he demonstrates.”
—Philip MacDonald, and Robert Wise. Landlord, The Body Snatcher, directing Gray to the drunken Dr. MacFarland (1945)
“Hurt a fly!
He would not for the world: hes pitiful
To flies even. Sing, says he, and tease me still,
If thats your way, poor insect.”
—Elizabeth Barrett Browning (18061861)