Who is Robert Southey?

  • (noun): English poet and friend of Wordsworth and Coleridge (1774-1843).
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Robert Southey

Robert Southey (/ˈsaʊði/ or /ˈsʌði/; 12 August 1774 – 21 March 1843) 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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Epic Poetry - Notable Epic Poems - Modern Epics (from 1500)
... Kheraskov (1785) Athenaid by Richard Glover (1787) Joan of Arc by Robert Southey (1796) Hermann and Dorothea by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1797) 19th century The Tale of Kiều by ... Walter Scott (1811) The Curse of Kehama by Robert Southey (1810) Rokeby and The Bridal of Triermain by Walter Scott (1813) Queen Mab (poem) by Percy Bysshe Shelley (1813 ... B.V.) (finished in 1874, published in 1880) Eros and Psyche by Robert Bridges (1885) Canigó by Jacint Verdaguer (1886) Lāčplēsis ('The Bear-Slayer') by Andrejs Pumpurs (1888 Latvian Mythology) The ...
Southey - Surname
... Caroline Anne Southey (1786 – 1854), English poet second wife of Robert Southey Richard Southey (colonial administrator) (1808 – 1901), South African colonial administrator and ... Richard Southey Richard Southey (British Army officer) (1844 – 1909), South African colonial military commander son of Sir Richard Southey Reginald Southey (1835 – 1899), English ...
1795 In Poetry - Works Published - United Kingdom
... William Godwin) published January 10 To Robert Southey, of Baliol College, Oxford, Author of the 'Retrospect,' and Other Poems (Robert Southey) published January 14 To Richard Brinsley ... Ritson, editor, Robin Hood A Collection of all the Ancient Poems Robert Southey and Robert Lovell, Poems John Thelwall, Poems Written in Close Confinement in the Tower and Newgate, the author was arrested ...

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    No stir in the air, no stir in the sea,
    The ship was still as she could be;
    —Robert Southey (1774–1843)