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carolinemarris: The Holly-Tree by Robert Southey - Famous poems, famous poets. - All Poetry

KitchensNicolas: "It is with words as with sunbeams. The more they are condensed, the deeper they burn." Robert Southey

WordsworthTrust: Wordsworth and Robert Southey owned books bound in beautiful cottons – their ‘Cottonian’ libraries. Who were the members of their families that fashioned them, and was Mary Wordsworth one of them? Tuesday 17 December, 3.30pm:

AstrildsChild: Replying to his critics,Robert Southey wrote:They had turned their faces towards the east in the morning to worship the rising sun,and in the evening they were looking eastwards still,obstinately affirming the sun was there.I..altered my position as the world went round.

pastnow_: The Bill to restrain the abuse of the Press is miserably inefficacious: – it does indeed little more than diminish the rate of sedition & blasphemy by raising the price of these commodities. — Robert Southey, December 8 1819.

hotjohnpjohnson: "Never let a man imagine that he can pursue a good end by evil means, without sinning against his own soul. The evil effect on himself is certain." - Robert Southey

theknowlogy: Robert Southey wrote the story "Goldilocks and the Three Bears" in 1834

penandpension: Cunning Folk were healers, helpers and counsellors for the poor in the 18th century. Many also had a profitable line of business in love charms, as Robert Southey explained in 1807. Others were feared as evil people who laid curses on their neighbours.

JeffYi16: "It is with words as with sunbeams. The more they are condensed, the deeper they burn." Robert Southey

Matteo60392017: "It is with words as with sunbeams. The more they are condensed, the deeper they burn." -Robert Southey

VerbalX: "It is with words as with sunbeams - the more they are condensed, the deeper they burn."- Robert Southey -

saveabook: Check out SIGNED NOTE BY ROBERT SOUTHEY TO JOHN MAY British Admirals Vol 1, 1st ed 1833

pastnow_: The death of the King, whenever it happens, will annoy me more than any other of his subjects, inasmuch as it will impose upon me the task of a Birthday Ode. — Robert Southey, December 3 1819.

sukasukasaja3: It is with words as with sunbeams. The more they are condensed, the deeper they burn. (Robert Southey)

KitchensNicolas: "It is with words as with sunbeams. The more they are condensed, the deeper they burn." Robert Southey

BOOMER4K: The first known use of the term ‘pop’ was in 1812 in a letter written by English poet Robert Southey; in the letter he called it ‘pop’, because “pop goes the cork when it is drawn, and pop you would go off too, if you drank too much of it.” Pop is used from Oregon to Western PA.

SunilRa17728573: After Blenheim by Robert Southey

Matteo60392017: "It is with words as with sunbeams. The more they are condensed, the deeper they burn." -Robert Southey

KitchensNicolas: "It is with words as with sunbeams. The more they are condensed, the deeper they burn." Robert Southey

natlibscot: A full house today at the Library to hear about Thomas Telford's and Robert Southey's tour of the Scottish Highlands 200 years ago, with landscape architect and historian Paul Daniel Marriott. See what else we have planned at

rjhmorrison: Greta Hall, the home of Robert Southey, has come up for sale. Southey was the nemesis of Lord Byron, the brother-in-law of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, and the friend of William Wordsworth and Thomas De Quincey:

JeffYi16: "It is with words as with sunbeams. The more they are condensed, the deeper they burn." Robert Southey

KitchensNicolas: "It is with words as with sunbeams. The more they are condensed, the deeper they burn." Robert Southey

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Matteo60392017: "It is with words as with sunbeams. The more they are condensed, the deeper they burn." -Robert Southey

nocturnicaa: "Twas a light that made darkness itself appear a thing of comfort." —Robert Southey

AnthoniaOrji: The arts babblative and scribblative. - Robert Southey

ChristaKinde: "It is with words as with sunbeams—the more they are condensed, the deeper they burn." —Robert Southey amwriting

Pohofol: In Byron's famous burlesque of Robert Southey's Vision of Judgement (1821) George III is arraigned before St. Peter, with Satan playing the part of the accuser. After John Wilkes and Junius are called as witnesses for the prosecution?

theknowlogy: Robert Southey wrote the story "Goldilocks and the Three Bears" in 1834

Poem of the day

In The Grass.
 by Robert Crawford

'Tis as if I saw it all — sat now in the grass, and heard
The soft warm wind in my ears like the lilt of a lonely bird;
Sat now in the grasses so — saw, but said never a word.
The two of them in the wood, below me there by the rill;
He with the light on his brow, she in the shadow still;
And a cloud so white goes over the blue on the gleaming hill.
My nest in the grass was good: they deemed that none might see —
Ah God in heaven! my eyes looked out of the hell in me,
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