Study Guide

Fra Lippo Lippi Steaminess Rating

By Robert Browning

Steaminess Rating

PG

Even though we have the firm impression that Lippo likes his ladies (the Prior, too, for that matter), Browning pretty much leaves it at that. We get a few tantalizing details with the "sportive ladies" with their "doors ajar" (6), one reference to a woman's breasts (195), and an implied romp between Lippo and a woman upon "kirtles" (380), but other than that, things are kept on the down low.

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