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Short poem

Robert Browning (1812-1889)

Parting at Morning

              1Round the cape of a sudden came the sea,
              2And the sun looked over the mountain's rim:
              3And straight was a path of gold for him,
              4And the need of a world of men for me.

Online text copyright © 2003, Ian Lancashire for the Department of English, University of Toronto.
Published by the Web Development Group, Information Technology Services, University of Toronto Libraries.

Original text: Robert Browning, Dramatic Romances and Lyrics (1845).
First publication date: 1845
RPO poem editor: F. E. L. Priestley
RP edition: 3RP 3.113.
Recent editing: 2:2001/12/13

Rhyme: abba

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