John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.
(continued) Elizabeth Barrett Browning. (18061861) 6645
Or from Browning some Pomegranate, which if cut deep down the middle Shows a heart within blood-tinctured, of a veined humanity.
Lady Geraldines Courtship. xli. 6646
But since he had The genuis to be loved, why let him have The justice to be honoured in his grave.
Crowned and buried. xxvii. 6647
Thou large-brained woman and large-hearted man.
To George Sand. A Desire. 6648
By thunders of white silence.
Hiram Powerss Greek Slave. 6649
And that dismal cry rose slowly And sank slowly through the air, Full of spirits melancholy And eternitys despair; And they heard the words it said, Pan is dead! great Pan is dead! Pan, Pan is dead! 1
The dead Pan. 6650
She has seen the mystery hid Under Egypts pyramid: By those eyelids pale and close Now she knows what Rhamses knows.
Little Mattie. Stanza ii. 6651
But so fair, She takes the breath of men away Who gaze upon her unaware.
Bianca among the Nightingales. xii. 6652
Yes, I answered you last night; No, this morning, sir, I say: Colors seen by candle-light Will not look the same by day.
The Ladys Yes.
Note 1. Thamus
uttered with a loud voice his message, The great Pan is dead.Plutarch: Why the Oracles cease to give Answers. [ back]