With a Book

Original Text: 
Black Beetles in Amber, Vol. V, The Collected Works of Ambrose Bierce (Neale, 1911: New York: Gordian Press, 1966), p. 170. PS 1097 A1 1966 ROBA.
1Words shouting, singing, smiling, frowning--
2            Sense lacking.
4            Save blacking.

Notes

3] Robert Browning (1812-89), English poet. Back to Line
RPO poem Editors: 
Ian Lancashire
RPO Edition: 
RPO 1998.
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