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" The dropping of the daylight in the West, The bough of cherries some officious fool Broke in the orchard for her, the white mule She rode with round the terrace all and each Would draw from her alike the approving speech, Or blush, at least. "
English Prose and Poetry (1137-1892) - Page 542
by John Matthews Manly - 1916 - 792 pages
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 18

American literature - 1849
...whate'er She look'd on, and her looks went everywhere. — Sir, 'twas all one ! My favor at her breast, The dropping of the daylight in the west, The bough...alike, the approving speech, Or blush, at least. She thank'd men, — good ; but thauk'd Somehow, ... I know not how, ... as if she rank'd My gift of a...
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The English Review, Volume 11

Books - 1849
...whate'er She look'd on, and her looks went every where. — Sir, 'twas all one ! My favour at her breast, The dropping of the daylight in the west, The bough...alike, the approving speech, Or blush, at least. She thank'd men, — good ; but thank'd Somehow, . . I know not how, . . as if she rank'd My gift of a...
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Poems: A blot in the 'scutcheon

Robert Browning - 1850
...whate'er She looked on, and her looks went everywhere. Sir, 'twas all one ! My favor at her breast, The dropping of the daylight in the West, The bough...at least. She thanked men, — good ; but thanked Somehow . . I know not how . . as if she ranked My gift of a nine hundred years old name With anybody's...
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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or, Books, Places, and People, Volume 3

Mary Russell Mitford - Authors - 1852
...whate'er She looked on, and her looks went everywhere. Sir, 'twas all one ! my favour at her breast The dropping of the daylight in the West, The bough...blush at least. She thanked men— good ; but thanked Somehow — I know not how — as if she ranked My gift of a nine-hundred years old name With anybody's...
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Nightingale Valley: A Collection, Including a Great Number of the Choicest ...

William Allingham - 1860 - 288 pages
...whate'er She look'd on, and her looks went everywhere. Sir, 'twas all one ! My favour at her breast, The dropping of the daylight in the West, The bough...alike the approving speech, Or blush, at least. She thank'd men, — good ; but thank'd Somehow, — I know not how — as if she rank'd My gift of a nine...
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Selections from the Poetical Works of Robert Browning

Robert Browning - 1863 - 411 pages
...whate'er She looked on, and her looks went everywhere. Sir, 'twas all one ! My favour at her breast, The dropping of the daylight in the west, The bough...at least. She thanked men, — good ; but thanked Somehow . . I know not how . . as if she ranked My gift of a nine hundred years old name With anybody's...
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Chambers's Edinburgh journal, conducted by W. Chambers ..., Volume 19

Chambers's journal - 1863
...whate'er She looked on, and her looks went everywhere. Sir, 'twas all one ! My favour at her breast, The dropping of the daylight in the west, The bough...blush, at least. She thanked men — good ; but thanked Somehow ... I know not how ... as if she ranked My gift of a nine hundred years' old name With anybody's...
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Poems, Volume 2

Robert Browning - 1864
...whate'er She looked on, and her looks went everywhere. Sir, 'twas all one ! My favor at her breast, The dropping of the daylight in the West, The bough...at least. She thanked men, — good ; but thanked Somehow . . I know not how . . as if she ranked My gift of a nine hundred years old name With anybody's...
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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - English literature - 1865
...whate'er She looked on, and her looks went everywhere. Sir, 'twas all one ! My favour at her breast, The dropping of the daylight in the West, The bough...at least. She thanked men, — good ; but thanked Somehow, — I know not how, — as if she ranked My gift of a nine-hundred-years'-old name With anybody's...
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Lyrics of life [selected poems].

Robert Browning - 1866 - 101 pages
...whatc'er She looked on, and her looks went everywhere. Sir, 't was all one ! My favor at her breast, The dropping of the daylight in the West, The bough...at least. She thanked men, — good ; but thanked Somehow ... I know not how ... as if she ranked My gift of a nine hundred years old name With anybody's...
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