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English Romantic poet, author, and thirty-year United Kingdom Poet Laureate. His literary works include Joan of Arc: An Epic Poem, Thalaba the Destroyer, and The Curse of Kehama.
He studied at Westminster School in London and at Balliol College in Oxford.
His work “The Story of the Three Bears” became the basis for the famous “Goldilocks” children’s tale.
He married fellow poet Caroline Anne Bowles one year after the death of his first wife Edith Fricker.
He collaborated with and was a friend and relative-in-law of poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge.
How did Robert Southey die?
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|Age of death||68 years|
|Birthday||August 12, 1774|
|Death date||March 21, 1843|
|Place of death||London, United Kingdom|
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If you would be pungent, be brief; for it is with words as with sunbeams – the more they are condensed, the deeper they burn.Robert Southey
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
It is with words as with sunbeams – the more they are condensed, the deeper they burn.Robert Southey
What will not woman, gentle woman dare; when strong affection stirs her spirit up?Robert Southey
They sin who tell us Love can die: with Life all other passions fly, all others are but vanity.Robert Southey