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  1. Feb 2024
    1. That is the general sort ofanswer one gets which means ‘we write for amusement, & not tobe studied as texts; if you make school-texts of us, yours be theresponsibility!’ I believe Browning once answered a request forexplanation of a passage, with ‘I really do not know; ask theBrowning Society.’

      quote from John Murray about meanings of words made up by poets

      Browning's response is hilarious.

    2. Robert Browning was a great favourite and also a greatfriend. Katharine sent in 500 slips from his Dramatic Idyls of 1879, and Amyproduced 300 slips from the same book.
  2. Jul 2023
    1. 1500 Lobbyisten arbeiten in den USA sowohl für die Fossilindustrie wie für Umwelt- und Naturschutzorganisationen, öffentliche Einrichtungen und Hightech-Unternehmen. Eine neue Datenbank legt offen, welche Lobbying-Unternehmen in dieser Form verdeckt für ihre Auftraggeber agieren. Ausführlicher Guardian-Artikel mit Hintergrund-Informationen über fossiles Lobbying. https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2023/jul/05/double-agent-fossil-fuel-lobbyists

      F Minus-Datenbank: https://fminus.org/#database

  3. Feb 2017
  4. Dec 2016
    1. Let me count the ways

      A reference to the Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806-1861) poem How Do I Love Thee? (Sonnet 43). "I love thee to the depth and breadth and height // My soul can reach"