The poet Bryan Procter died at the age of 86. Here is all you want to know, and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
British poet known by the pseudonym of Barry Cornwall and famous for Dramatic Scenes and Other Poems. His other notable works include Marcian Colonna, Mirandola, and A Sicilian Story.
He married in 1824 and had a daughter, Adelaide Anne, who also wrote poetry.
I never was on the dull, tame shore, But I loved the great sea more and more.
All round the room my silent servants wait, My friends in every season, bright and dim.
Oh, the summer night, Has a smile of light, And she sits on a sapphire throne.
Even Echo speaks not on these radiant moors.
Touch us gently, Time! Let us glide adown thy stream, Gently, – as we sometimes glide Through a quiet dream!