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 Southey, Mrs. Caroline Anne BowlesSouthwell, Robert 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Southey, Robert, LL.D.
(b. Bristol, August 12th, 1774; d. Keswick, March 21st, 1843). “Wat Tyler” (1794), “Poems” (1795, 1797, 1801), “Joan of Arc” (1796); “Thalaba the Destroyer” (1801); “Madoc” (1805); “Metrical Tales and Other Poems” (1805); “The Curse of Kehama” (1810); “Roderick” (1814); “Odes” (1814), “Minor Poems” (1815); “Carmen Triumphale” (1815), “The Poet’s Pilgrimage to Waterloo” (1816); “The Lay of the Laureate” (1816); “A Vision of Judgment” (1821); “The Expedition of Orsua and the Crimes of Aguirre” (1821); “A Tale of Paraguay” (1825); “All for Love” and “The Pilgrim to Compostella” (1829); “Oliver Newman, and Other Poetical Remains” (1845); and “Robin Hood: a Fragment” (1847). His prose works are as follow:—“Letters Written during a Short Residence in Spain and Portugal, with some Account of Spanish and Portuguese Poetry” (1797); “Letters from England, by Don Manuel Alvarez Espriella” (1807); “Chronicle of the Cid Rodrigo Diaz de Bivar, from the Spanish” (1808); a “History of Brazil” (1810); “Omniana; or, the Horæ Otiosiores” (1812); a “Life of Nelson” (1813); a “Life of Wesley” (1820); a “History of the Peninsular War” (1823); “The Book of the Church” (1824); “Sir Thomas More; or, Colloquies on the Progress and Prospects of Society” (1824); “Vindiciæ Ecclesiæ Anglicanæ” (1826); “Essays, Moral and Political” (1832); “Lives of English Admirals” (1833–40); “The Doctor” (1834–38), “Lives of Cromwell and Bunyan” (1844); and a “Life of Doctor Andrew Bell” (1844). Southey also edited the “English Anthology” for 1799–1800; “Specimens of the Late English Poets, with Preliminary Notices” (1807); “Attempts at Verse, by J. Jones,” with an “Essay on Uneducated Poets” (1831); and “Select Works of the Early British Poets, with Biographical Notices” (1831). His “Commonplace Book,” edited by J. W. Warter, appeared in 1849–51; selections from his poetical works in 1831, from his prose works in 1832, and “Life” and Correspondence published by his son in 1849–50; and a Selection from his Letters by his son-in-law, Warter, in 1856. See the “Life” by Browne (1854), and the Monograph by Dowden (1880).   1

 Southey, Mrs. Caroline Anne BowlesSouthwell, Robert 


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