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ed. 1840.

ed. 1863, vol. iii. ed. 1868, vol. ii. And health for each of you, not more-at

length Grown wise, who asked at home that the

whole race Might add the spirit's to the body's grace, And all be dizened out as chiefs and

bards. But in this magic weather one discards Much old requirement. Venice seems a

type P. 116-117 Or stay me, thrid her cross canals alone, Or keep me to the unchoked canals alone, As hinder Life what seems the single good As hinder Life the evil with the good Sole purpose, one thing to be understood Which make up Living, rightly underOf Life) --best, be they Peasants, be they stood. Queens,

Only, do finish something ! Peasants, Take them, I say, made happy any queens, means,

Take them, made happy by whatever

means,

p. 349-50

P. 101

p. 120

p. 353

p. 1041

p. 127

p. 358

p. 109

A hungry sun above us, sands among A hungry sun above us, sands that bung In unexpanded infancy, assure

In unexpanded infancy, unless ... Yourself nor misconceive my portraiture But that's the story,—dull enough, con

fess ! There might be fitter subjects to allure ;

Still, neither misconceive my portraiture BOOK IV.

p. 141

p. 370

p. 120

What booted scattered brilliances ? the What booted scattered units ? here a mind

mind Of any number he might hope to bind And there, which might repay his own to

find And stamp with his own thought, how. And stamp and use?—a few, howe'er

august If all the rest should grovel in the dust? If all the rest were grovelling in the

dust?

e'er august

p. 142

p. 370

p. 121

p. 371

p. 122

p. 146

p. 374

p. 125

With good to them as well, and he With incidental good to them as well should be

And that mankind's delight would help

to swell Rejoiced thereat, and if, as formerly

His own. So if he sighed, as formerly He sighed the merry time of life must Because the merry time of life must fleet fleet else why are

why the jar The great ado

Else—the ado
These epokesmen for the Kaiser and the

Pope
This incarnation of the People's hope,
Sordello, all the say of each was said
And Salinguerra sat, himself instead

Of these to talk with, lingered musing yet. A drear vast presence-chamber roughly "I was a drear vast presence-chamber

roughly set In order for this morning's use ;. you met In order for the morning's use ; full face

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P. 153

p. 381

p. 132

Only, Roman Salinguerra screens. Only, why is it Salinguerra sereens

Himself behind Romano ?-him we bade
Enjoy our shine i the front, nor seek the

shade!Heinrich was somewhat of the tardiest - Asked Heinrich, somewhat of the

tarliest To comprehend.

To comprehend. In contracts, while through Arab lore, In contracts with him, while, since Arab deter

lore Holds the stars' secret-take one trouble

mione And master it ! 'Tis done, and now deter

p. 154

p. 382

p. 133

p. 156

p. 383

p. 134

now -ringe, sue peace, but peace

now cringe for peace, sue peace

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p. 167

p. 393

P. 144

p. 171

p. 396

p. 147

As though it bore a burden, which could As though it bore up, helped some halftame

orbed flame And structures that inordinately glow New structures, that inordinately glow,

Subdued, brought back to harmony, made

ripe
By many a relic of the archetype
Extant for wonder; every upstart church
That hoped to leave old temples in the

lurch

BOOK V (collated by the Rev. T. W. Carson).
He that sprawls

He that sprawls On aught but a stibadium suffers ... On aught but a stibadium . . . what his goose,

dues Puttest our lustral vase to such an use ? Who puts the lustral vase to such an use

p. 173-4

P. 398

a

p. 175

p. 400

p. 176

p. 401

And Rome's accomplished ! Better (say That way was Rome built.

“ Better, you) merge

(say you) merge At once all workmen in the demiurge, At once all workmen in the demiurge, All epochs in a life-time, and all tasks All epochs in a life-time, every task In one : undoubtedly the city basks In one !” So should the sudden city bask Sordello, wake!

Sordello, wake! God has conceded two sights to a man-One, of men's whole work, time's com

pleted plan, The other of the minute's work, man's

first Step to the plan's completeness : what's

disperscd Save hope of that supreme step which,

descried Earliest, was meant still to remain

untried Only to give you heart to take your own Step, and there stay leaving the rest

alone ? Where is the Vanity ?

Where is the Vanity ? p. 177-8 An elder poet 's in the younger's place- An elder poet in the younger's place.Take Nina's strength—but lose Alcama's Nina's the strength — but Alcamo's the grace ?

grace : Each neutralizes each then ! gaze your Each neutralizes each then ! Search your

p. 402

fill;

fill;

Search further, and the past presents you You get no whole and perfect Poet-still

still New Ninas, new Alcamas, time's mid- New Ninas, Alcamos, till time's midnight

night including,-better say its evenlight Shrouds all-or better say, the shutting

light
ferday. You, now, in this respect of a forgotten yesterday. Dissect

ed. 1840.

ed. 1863. Of benefitting people (to reject

Every ileal workman-(to reject The favour of your fearful ignorance In favour your fearful ignorance A thousand phantasms eager to advance, The thousand phantasins eager to ail

vance, Refer you but to those within your reach) And point you but to those within your

reach) Were you the first who got, to use plain Were you the first who brought (in speech,

modern speech) The Multitude to be materialized !

The Multitude to be materialized ?

p. 180

p. 404

p. 181

p. 405

The couple there alone help Gregory ? Do the popes coupled there help Gregory Hark—from the hermit Peter's thin sad Alone? Hark from the hermit Peter's cry

cry. trail plenteous o'er the ground

trail o'er the groundVine-like, produced by joy and sorrow, Shall I say, gourd-like ?—not the flower's whence

display Nor the root's prowess, but the plenteous

way o the plant – produced by joy and

sorrow, whence Unfeeling and yet feeling, strongest Unfeeling and yet feeling, strongest thence :

thence ?

p. 183

P. 406

Rather than doing these : now— - fancy's Rather than doing these, in days gone by. trade

But all is changed the moment you descry [Is ended, mind, nor one half may evade] Mankind as half yourself,—then fancy's

trade [&c.]

P. 191

P. 414

And round those three the People formed and round those three the people formed a ring,

a ring,
Of visionary judges whose award
He recognized in full-faces that barred
Henceforth return to the old careless life,
In whose great presence, therefore, his

first strife
For their sake must not be ignobly fought,
All these at once approved of him, he

thought, Suspended their own vengeance, chose Suspended their own vengeance, chose await

await

p. 194

p. 416

Now, whether he came near or kept aloof, Now whether he came near or kept aloof

The several forins he longed to imitate,

Not there the kingship lay, he sees too late, Those forms unalterable first to last Those forms, unalterable first as last, Proved hiin her copy, not the protoplast Proved him her copier, not the proto

plast. Will dawns above us. But so much to Will dawns above us! All then is to win

win Ere that! A lesser round of steps within Save that! How much for me, then ? The last.

Where begin
My work ?

p. 196.

P. 418

p. 197

r. 418

Which evil is, which good, if I allot Which sinner is, which saint, if I allot Your Hell, the Purgatory, Heaven ye wot, Hell, Purgatory, Heaven, a blaze or blot Say there 's a thing in prospect, must Say there 's a prize in prospect, must disgrace

disgrace

p. 201

P. 422

ed. 1840.
Betide competitors ? An obscure place

ed. 1863.
Betide competitors, unless they style
Themselves Romano? Were it worth my

while
To try my own luck! But an obscure
place

" This badge alone Makes you Romano's Head-becomes su

perb On your bare neck, which would, on

mine, disturb

P. 202

p. 423

this badge alone Makes you Romano's Head- the Lom

bard's Curb Turns on your neck which would, on

mine, disturb

P. 204

p. 425

p. 212

p. 431

From wandering after his heritage From wandering after his heritage Lost once and lost for ayewhat could Lost once and lost for aye—and why that engage

rage, That deprecating glance ?

That deprecating glance ? a spark

a spark l' the stone, and whirl of some loose l’ the stone, and whirl of some loose embossed thong

embossed throng That crashed against the angle aye so That crashed against the angle aye so long

long.
BOOK VI (collated by the Rev. T. W. Carson).

P. 221

p. 438

p. 222

p. 439

That buckler 's lined with many a Giant's That buckler 's lined with many a giant's beard

beard Ere long, Porphyrio, be the lance but Ere long, O champion, be the lance upreared,

reared, Laines barefoot Agathon.

Lames barefoot Agathon: this felled,

we'll try The picturesque achievements by and by

Next life!

Oh, people, urge Ay, rally, mock, oh People, urge Your claims ! for thus he ventured to the Your claims !—for thus he ventured, to

verge

the verge

p. 223

p. 440

- Buds blasted, but of breaths more like -Buds blasted, but of breath more like perfumes

perfume Than Naddo's staring nosegay's carrion Than Naddo's staring nosegay's carrion blooms.

bloom :

p. 225

p. 441

Or might impede that Guelf rule, it Or might impede the Guelf rule, must behored

moved You, for the Then's sake, hate what now Now, for the Then's sake,-hating what

you loved, p. 240

you loved, p. 454

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Exciting discontent, had surest quelled Exciting discontent, or surelier quell The Body if aspiring it rebelled.

The body if, aspiring, it rebel ? You hear its one tower left, a belfry, You hear its one tower left, a belfry, toll

toll 1 In p. 246, as occasionally elsewhere, Browning treats the inflectional s as nothing in his rymes :

The life-cord prompt enough whose last fine threads

You fritter : so, presiding his board-head .... p. 251 A tree that covets fruitage and yet tastes

Never itself, itself—had he embraced .... They are not changed in the Works of 1863, p. 459, p. 463, or in the Works of 1868, 1. 211, p. 215.

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