The poet Robert Southey died at the age of 68. Here is all you want to know, and more!
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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.
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
To a resolute mind, wishing to do is the first step toward doing. But if we do not wish to do a thing it becomes impossible.Robert Southey
It has been more wittily than charitably said that hell is paved with good intentions; they have their place in heaven also.Robert Southey
Affliction is not sent in vain, young man, from that good God, who chastens whom he loves.Robert Southey
How little do they see what is, who frame their hasty judgments upon that which seems.Robert Southey