Robert Southey

1774 - 1843

A Quote by Robert Southey on darkness, divinity, glory, heaven, serenity, and silence

How beautiful is night! A dewy freshness fills the silent air; No mist obscures; nor cloud, nor speck, nor stain, Breaks the serene of heaven: In full-orbed glory, yonder moon divine Rolls through the dark blue depths; Beneath her steady ray The desert circle spreads Like the round ocean, girdled with the sky. How beautiful is night!

Robert Southey (1774 - 1843)

Source: Thalaba. Book i. Stanza 1.

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A Quote by Robert Southey

Blue, darkly, deeply, beautifully blue.

Robert Southey (1774 - 1843)

Source: Madoc in Wales. Part i. 5.

Contributed by: Zaady

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