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" For woman is not undevelopt man, But diverse : could we make her as the man. Sweet Love were slain : his dearest bond is this, Not like to like, but like in difference. Yet in the long years liker must they grow ; The man be more of woman, she of man... "
An Introduction to the Study of Robert Browning's Poetry - Page 22
by Robert Browning, Hiram Corson - 1886 - 338 pages
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Alfred and Arthur: An Historic Friendship

John Garrett Jones - 2001 - 212 pages
...Prince has won over this unlikely Princess, he predicts that, although male and female are 'diverse' Yet in the long years liker must they grow; The man be more of woman, she of man;... The period during which In Memoriam was gestating, the seventeen years between 1833 and 1850, were...
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Divine Feminine: Theosophy and Feminism in England

Joy Dixon - 2001 - 293 pages
...the perfected humanity must needs be the blending of that which is best in both man and woman and — 'in the long years liker must they grow. / The man be more of woman, she of man.'"" The ultimate goal was a spiritual androgyny which embodied the best of both male and female qualities....
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J. Henry Shorthouse, the Author of John Inglesant: With Reference to T. S ...

Charles W. Spurgeon - 2003 - 328 pages
...could we make her as the man, Sweet love were slain,... Yet in the long years liker must they grow;... Till at the last she set herself to man, Like perfect music unto noble words;... Yoked in all excellence of noble end. And so through those dark gates across the wild, That no man...
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Critical Studies in Kural

M. S. Purnalingam Pillai - 1999 - 104 pages
...master-poet of the Victorian Era whose verses on the ideal of the Middle Ages have preluded this Study. " In the long years liker must they grow ; The man be...of man , He gain in sweetness and in moral height, She mental breadth, nor fail in childward care, Nor lose the childlike in the larger mind ; Till at...
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Public Women, Public Words: A Documentary History of American Feminism, Volume 2

Dawn Keetley, John Pettegrew - 2005 - 523 pages
...when he thought it desirable that woman should grow more and more fit to be man's helpmeet, "Till at last she set herself to man Like perfect music unto noble words." Why the poet did not suggest that man set himself to woman we can only conjecture. Goethe, too, seems...
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The Manhood of the Master

Harry Emerson Fosdick - 2005 - 180 pages
...to sentiment and their powers of loyalty lose their temper. The two need each other for completion : "The man be more of woman, she of man; He gain in sweemess and in moral height, Nor lose the wrestling thews that throw the world; She mental breadth,...
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The North Carolina Roots of African American Literature: An Anthology

William L. Andrews - 2006 - 328 pages
...man Sweet love were slain; his dearest bond is this, Not like to like, but like in difference. Yet in the long years liker must they grow; The man be...herself to man, Like perfect music unto noble words." 27 Now you will argue, perhaps, and rightly, that higher education for women is not a modern idea,...
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The North Carolina Roots of African American Literature: An Anthology

William L. Andrews - 2006 - 328 pages
...man Sweet love were slain; his dearest bond is this, Not like to like, but like in difference. Yet in the long years liker must they grow; The man be...set herself to man, Like perfect music unto noble words."27 Now you will argue, perhaps, and rightly, that higher education for women is not a modern...
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Tennyson's Rapture: Transformation in the Victorian Dramatic Monologue

Cornelia D. J. Pearsall - 2008 - 408 pages
...Princess, which defines men and women as "Not like to like, but like in difference," and prophecies, "Yet in the long years liker must they grow; / The man be more of woman, she of man" (7:262—64). By this argument, gender distinction appears fundamentally a question of the timing of...
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