Robert Southey Quote
The Cataract of Lodore (1820)
“What are little boys made of? Snips and snails and puppy-dog tails, And such are little boys made of.”
‘‘What All the World Is Made Of ’’ (ca. 1820)
Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsRobert Southey
Born: August 12, 1774
Died: March 21, 1843 (age 68)
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.