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Robert Southey

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Comprehensive information about Robert Southey including biographical information, facts, literary works, and more. Robert Southey was an English Romantic poet. One of the "Lake Poets"; Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom 1813–1843. This educational Robert Southey resource has information about the author's life, works, quotations, articles and essays, and more.


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Quote Left It is not for man to rest in absolute contentment. He is born to hopes and aspirations as the sparks fly upward, unless he has brutified his nature and quenched the spirit of immortality which is his portion. Quote Right
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Quote Left If you would be pungent, be brief; for it is with words as with sunbeams - the more they are condensed, the deeper they burn. Quote Right
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Quote Left No distance of place or lapse of time can lessen the friendship of those who are thoroughly persuaded of each other's worth Quote Right
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Quote Left The Scripture vouches Solomon for the wisest of men; and his proverbs prove him so, The seven wise men of Greece, so famous for their wisdom all the world over, acquired all that fame each of them by a single sentence, consisting of two or three words. Quote Right
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Quote Left The loss of a friend is like that of a limb time may heal the anguish of the wound, but the loss cannot be repaired. Quote Right
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