Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes

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What was he doing, the great god Pan,
Down in the reeds by the river?
What monster have we here?
A great Deed at this hour of day?
Nay, if there's room for poets in this world
A little overgrown (I think there is),
The man, most man,
Works best for men: and, if most man indeed,
He gets his manhood plainest from his soul.
A good neighbour, even in this,
Is fatal sometimes, cuts your morning up
Measure not the work
Until the day's out and the labour done,
Then bring your gauges.
The world's male chivalry has perished out,
But women are knights-errant to the last;
Whoso loves
Believes the impossible.
Hurt a fly!
He would not for the world: he's pitiful
This race is never grateful: from the first,
One fills their cup at supper with pure wine,
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