Browning, Robert

Born: 
1812
Died: 
89
Forenames: 
Robert
Surname: 
Browning
Poet. FH was keen on his work and met him on several occasions, but Browning was not won over. FH tells us he asked him "whether he had learned the whole gamut of passion from one woman, his wife". Browning, a sensitive and somewhat prudish soul, declined to unbutton himself.
Sources: 
LL