"... Robert Browning ...": I have previously noted that the line in the column is from an otherwise completely unreadable poem Andrea del Sarto. The quote in question occurs in line 97 and 98.
Mullfoto of the Day
Umbrellas - as a metaphor for anyone who has been used during a crisis then, handles bent; ribs broken; skin ripped apart, discarded as mere rubbish - in downtown DC following tropical storm Ernesto.
Oh, the humanity.
Catchy Caption of the Day
Albanian artist Saimir Strati poses near the three-dimensional portrait of Leonardo Da Vinci that he created by using more than 500,000 industrial nails on a surface measuring eight square metres(86 square feet).
Get me the Priory of Sion on the phone. An Albanian has finally discovered the location of the Holy Nail.