Robert Southey

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Robert Southey was an English Romantic poet. One of the "Lake Poets"; Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom 1813–1843.

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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 Guilt upon the conscience, like rust upon iron, both defiles and consumes it, gnawing and creeping into it, as that does which at last eats out the very heart and substance of the metal. 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 Order is the sanity of the mind, the health of the body, the peace of the city, the security of the state. Like beams in a house or bones to a body, so is order to all things. 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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