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Sunday, 16 February 2014

COMMENT / POETRY: Robert Browning

When to divorce was very difficult many a husband [or a wife, to be politically correct] on reading Robert Browning's poem My Last Duchess might wish today's mores were as they have been in centuries past - dispose of your spouse but have a portrait [photograph] painted to indulge your pride.

"There is my last Duchess painted on the wall
Looking as if she were alive!"

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