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Robert Southey

Robert Southey

If you would be pungent, be brief; for it is with words as with sunbeams -- the more they are condensed, the deeper they burn.More Robert Southey [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
What will not woman, gentle woman dare; when strong affection stirs her spirit up?More Robert Southey [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Affliction is not sent in vain, young man, from that good God, who chastens whom he loves.More Robert Southey [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Ambition is an idol, on whose wings great minds are carried only to extreme; to be sublimely great or to be nothing.More Robert Southey [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
No distance of place or lapse of time can lessen the friendship of those who are thoroughly persuaded of each other's worth.More Robert Southey [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
A kitten is in the animal world what a rosebud is in the garden.More Robert Southey [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
The loss of a friend is like that of a limb time may heal the anguish of the wound, but the loss cannot be repaired.More Robert Southey [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
Ambition is an idol, on whose wiMore Robert Southey [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
No distance of place or lapse of time can lessen the friendship of those who are thoroughly persuaded of each other's worth.More Robert Southey [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
All deception in the course of life is indeed nothing else but a lie reduced to practice, and falsehood passing from words into things.More Robert Southey [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
While Washington hath left
His awful memory,
A light for after times.More Robert Southey [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The solitary Bee
Whose buzzing was the only sound of life,
Flew there on restless wing,
Seeking in vain one blossom where to fix.More Robert Southey [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Now, motionless and dark, eluded search
Self-shrouded: and anon, starring the sky,
Rose like a shower of fire.More Robert Southey [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The march of intellect.More Robert Southey [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
. . . make the abhorrent eye
Roll back and close.More Robert Southey [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Three things a wise man will not trust,
The wind, the sunshine of an April day,
And woman's plighted faith.More Robert Southey [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
She comes majestic with her swelling sails,
The gallant Ship: along her watery way,
Homeward she drives before the favouring gales;
Now flirting at their length the streamers play,
And now they ripple with the ruffling breeze.More Robert Southey [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Affliction is not sent in vain, young man,
From that good God, who chastens whom he loves.More Robert Southey [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Cold is thy hopeless heart, even as charity.More Robert Southey [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Mild arch of promise! on the evening sky
Thou shinest fair with many a lovely ray,
Each in the south melting.More Robert Southey [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The Satanic school.More Robert Southey [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
And so never ending,
But always descending.More Robert Southey [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
"How does the Water
Come down at Lodore?"More Robert Southey [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Midnight, and yet no eye
Through all the Imperial City closed in sleep.More Robert Southey [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
And as, when all the summer trees are seen
So bright and green,
The Holly leaves a sober hue display
Less bright than they,
But when the bare and wintry woods we see,
What then so cheerful as the Holly-tree?More Robert Southey [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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