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Robert Browning


            
             Robert Browning was born on May 7,1812. He was born in the city of Camberwell .
             He grew up in a house with 6000 books in it. The books were in several .
             different languages such as Greek, Hebrew, Latin, French, Italian, and Spanish. Robert .
             Browning was a very good reader by age5. Most of his education came from his well .
             read father. Robert Browning was a bright and anxious boy he learned Latin, Greek, and .
             French by the time he was fourteen years old.
             While browning was growing up he became an admiror of Elizabeth’s Barretts poetry. .
             Around the time of 1844. He began speaking to her by letter. Their courtship was the start .
             Of one of the worlds most famous romances. This lasted until. 1846 when they finally .
             agreed to meet. They soon married against her father’s wishes. They then moved together .
             to Pisa then Florence. .
             In Pisa and Florence they had a son “Pen” Browning in 1849, the same year his collected .
             poems were published. Elizabeth inspired Brownings collection of poems Men and .
             Women in (1855), which he dedicated to her. Most of there 15 year marriage was spent .
             mostly in Italy because the warm climate helped with Elizabeth’s lung condition. .
             Elizabeth Barrett Browning later died in 1861.
             Robert Browning did not mostly become famous until after his wife died. Before then he .
             was mostly known as Elizabeth Barrett’s husband. He returned to London after his wife’s .
             death where he spent his entire life before he married Elizabeth Barrett and the rest of his .
             life after her death. Wile in London Browning went on to publish Dramatis .
             Personae (1863), and The Ring and the Book (1868) which finally became popular and .
             earned respect in Browning’s carrer. The Browning society was founded while he was .
             still alive in 1881, and he was rewarded honorary degrees by Oxford University in 1882 .
             and The University of Edinburgh in 1884. Robert Browning never retired from writing, .


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