Robert Southey

1774 - 1843

A Quote by Robert Southey on fame, good, and victory

And everybody praised the Duke Who this great fight did win. "But what good came of it at last?" Quoth little Peterkin. "Why, that I cannot tell," said he, "But 'twas a famous victory."

Robert Southey (1774 - 1843)

Source: The Battle of Blenheim.

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Robert Southey on fatherhood and reason

"You are old, Father William," the young man cried, "The few locks which are left you are gray; You are hale, Father William, a hearty old man,- Now tell me the reason I pray."

Robert Southey (1774 - 1843)

Source: The Old Man's Comforts, and how he gained them.

Contributed by: Zaady

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