Robert Southey Quote


Robert Southey
Source/Notes:
The Cataract of Lodore (1820)
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How does the water 
 Come down at Lodore?  - Robert Southey
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Robert Southey
Source/Notes:
As quoted in: Many thoughts of many minds. Compiled by H. Southgate (1862), p. 71

Robert Southey
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Born: August 12, 1774

Died: March 21, 1843 (aged 68)

Nationality: English

Occupation: Poet

Bio: Robert Southey was an English poet of the Romantic school, one of the so-called Lake Poets, and Poet Laureate for 30 years from 1813 to his death in 1843. Although his fame has been long eclipsed by that of his contemporaries and friends William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Southey's verse still enjoys some popularity.

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