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1. Elizabeth Barrett. 1806--61, English poet and critic; author of the Sonnets from the Portuguese (1850)
2. her husband, Robert. 1812--89, English poet, noted for his dramatic monologues and The Ring and the Book (1868--69)


(plant pathology)
Any plant disorder or disease marked by brown discoloration of a part. Also known as stem break.

brown coat, floating coat

The coat of roughly finished plaster beneath the finish coat; in three-coat work, the second coat of plaster, applied over a scratch coat and covered by the finish coat; in two-coat work, the base-coat plaster applied over lath or masonry; may contain a greater proportion of aggregate than the scratch coat.
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Though more modern designs are supplanting it throughout the former British Empire, including Canada, Brownings remain in service with English and Canadian militaries alike.
They registered "Killie" as a trademark in 1998 and agreed a deal with Brownings in 2003 to allow them to use the name.
The overarching themes in this year's work on Browning are the transatlantic influences that "network" Browning within an international culture of creative work and exchange.
The discussion above on "Thou indeed, little swallow" suggests this possibility, and the two versions of the antipenultimate poem on the Houghton manuscript offer an even stronger indication that the two Brownings were, to some extent, engaged in a common effort to translate poems from Anacreon.
The auction's one-of-a-kind Browning firearms include one model that will not be revealed until the opening of the SHOT Show.
John Moses Browning grew up in sparsely settled 19th-century Utah, when Indians still came regularly to the town looking for food or to trade with the Mormons.
Browning was charged as an adult with four counts of first-degree murder in the slayings of his father, John Browning, 45; his mother Tamara, 44; and his brothers Gregory, 13, and Benjamin, 11.
A year later the Brownings tried to sue the widow of the goat vendor, who had since died, but this action was finally lost after a Court of Appeal ruling in January 1998.
Robert Browning published 'A Forgiveness', a dramatic monologue spoken by a Spanish nobleman who has murdered his wife, in 1876.
Stone devotes a substantial portion of her book to examining how Barrett Browning and her poetry have been portrayed by successive generations of readers and critics.
That's the best he's looked in a year," his grandson, Victor "Shane" Browning, told the Victorville Daily Press in a story published Saturday.
The Brownings' Correspondence continues to be the most significant contribution to the study of Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning of the last several decades.