My Last Duchess
by Robert Browning
My Last Duchess Quotes
Find quotes from this poem, with commentary from Shmoop. Pick a theme below to begin.
(since none puts by The curtain I have drawn for you, but I) (9-10)
Language and Communication Quotes
never read Strangers like you that pictured countenance, The depth and passion of its earnest glance, But to myself they turned . . . And seemed as they would ask me, if they durst, How such a gla...
Art and Culture Quotes
I call That piece a wonder, now: Frà Pandolf’s hands Worked busily a day, and there she stands. (2-4)
THAT’S my last Duchess painted on the wall, Looking as if she were alive. (1-2)
Sir, ’twas not Her husband’s presence only, called that spot Of joy into the Duchess’ cheek (13-15)