‘Browning in Asolo’

  • Katharine de Kay Bronson


He never wearied of gazing from the loggia of La Mura at the view over the plain, and of pointing out sights he had kept clear in his mind while writing Sordello and Pippa Passes.


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    When a less intimate acquaintance, William G. Kingsland, asked him ‘“Were you never discouraged … at the indifference of the public and the hostility of the critics to your writings?” “Never,” was the emphatic reply. “Why, I had the approbation of Fox, of Mill, of Forster, and I was content with their verdict”’ (Robert Browning: Chief Poet of the Age, 2nd edn (London, 1890), p. 133).Google Scholar

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