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universalpast: The fable is a mere nothing; and the characters themselves are incongruous even to absurdity. — Robert Southey, March 29 1815.

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

zidrees560: "Giving up doesn't always mean you are weak; sometimes it means that you are strong enough to let go." -Robert Southey

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.

up_divine: [POEM] Lewis Carroll destroys Robert Southey with hilarious parody of Southey's hokum

CharlotteFMay: 'Remember that happiness is of more importance than fame, and ought to be your first object'- Robert Southey

pastnow_: My house is full of sickness, – an influenza — Robert Southey, March 24 1820.

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

manreetss: Poets, always prescient, even when long dead. “But what good came of it at last?" Quoth little Peterkin. "Why that I cannot tell," said he, "But 'twas a famous victory." - The Battle of Blenheim, Robert Southey

AnthoniaOrji: Not where I breathe, but where I love, I live Not where I love, but where I am, I die. - Robert Southey

regimenforlife: “The three indispensables of genius are: understanding, feeling, and perseverance; the three things that enrich genius are: contentment of mind, the cherishing of good thoughts, and the exercise of memory.” - Robert Southey (1774-1843) English Poet

Tamizdata: 1843 — Poet Robert Southey dies, Greta Hall, Kewsick, Britain.

SPKlein52: “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.” ~ Robert Southey {12 August 1774 – 21 March 1843} ~> R.I.P. My good Friend, RIP! Dmitri Nabokov

FranzForlorn: A REAL Poet Laureate, Robert Southey, died on this day in 1843.

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jacktshannon: "No distance of place or lapse of time can lessen the friendship of those who are thoroughly persuaded of each other's worth." ~ Robert Southey

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

ucd_oa: British Creoles: Nationhood, Identity, and Romantic Geopolitics in Robert Southey’s History of Brazil

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

MartinKiszko: “No distance of place or lapse of time can lessen the friendship of those who are thoroughly persuaded of each other's worth” Robert Southey. 1774-1843. Poet Laureate 1813-1843.

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

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

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

TheQuotesGuide: It is with words as with sunbeams. The more they are condensed, the deeper they burn. ~ Robert Southey ✒️

nsarREALTORS: Looking for your happy ending? You might just find it in the fairy tale home!

hollye_h: Somehow I keep thinking of Robert Southey's poem about Bishop Hatto and the rats:

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The Death Of A Soldier
 by Wallace Stevens

Life contracts and death is expected,
As in a season of autumn.
The soldier falls.

He does not become a three-days personage,
Imposing his separation,
Calling for pomp.

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