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The Year’s at the Spring (1899)


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Three Browning Songs


The Year’s at the Spring

The year’s at the spring,
And day’s at the morn;
Morning’s at seven;
The hill-side’s dew-pearl’d;
The lark’s on the wing;
The snail’s on the thorn;
God’s in His heaven–
All’s right with the world!

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Composer

Amy Marcy Cheney Beach was an American composer and pianist. She was the first successful American female composer of large-scale art music, and her "Gaelic" Symphony, premiered in 1896, was the first symphony composed and published by an American woman.

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Poet

Robert Browning (7 May 1812 – 12 December 1889) was an English poet and playwright whose mastery of the dramatic monologue made him one of the foremost Victorian poets. His poems are known for their irony, characterization, dark humour, social commentary, historical settings, and challenging vocabulary and syntax. Read more here.

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