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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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Since no mention is made in the article of what Stack is holding on the cover, we cant swear one way or another whether the Browning AS is a Sweet Sixteen.
Her work not only contributes to the understanding of the sensory and imaginative impact of Italy on both Brownings but also to a more nuanced understanding of elements in nineteenth-century travel writing and in poetry related to travel.
The auction's one-of-a-kind Browning firearms include one model that will not be revealed until the opening of the SHOT Show.
Owned and composed by the famed poet circa 1839-1846 - during her courtship with Robert Browning - the notebook was transcribed by library director Rita S.
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.
When he died in his Texas home Tuesday, Victor Ajax Browning Sr.
Although none of these new letters has the scholarly and critical importance of those of Robert Browning to Ripert-Monclar that first appeared in the third volume, all scholars and biographers will be grateful for having them brought to light.
Browning began to work on the automatic Five in 1898 and the first of his four patents on it was granted on February 8, 1900.
Now the grass has grown over where the pyre once burned, the Brownings and their two young children are optimistic again.
In the spring of 2011 Britta and Mary Ellis invited a number of scholars of Victorian poetry to engage in an email exchange directed to the future of Browning studies.