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Robert Southey

Data de nascimento: 12. Agosto 1774
Data de falecimento: 21. Março 1843


Robert Southey foi um historiador, escritor prosador e poeta britânico da escola do romantismo. Em 1813, recebeu o título de "Poeta laureado", posto honorifico que tinha como principal função escrever poemas em ocasiões especiais.

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„And then they knew the perilous Rock,
And blest the Abbot of Aberbrothok.“

—  Robert Southey
The Inchcape Rock, st. 4 (1802).


„He passed a cottage with a double coach-house,
A cottage of gentility;
And he owned with a grin
That his favorite sin
Is pride that apes humility.“

—  Robert Southey
St. 8. Compare: "And the Devil did grin, for his darling sin / Is pride that apes humility", Samuel Taylor Coleridge, The Devil's Thoughts.

„The laws are with us, and God on our side.“

—  Robert Southey
On the Rise and Progress of Popular Disaffection, Essay viii, Vol. ii (1817).

„Somebody has been sitting in my chair!“

—  Robert Southey
"The Story of the Three Bears", The Doctor (1837).


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