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Robert Southey (1774 - 1843)
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ROBERT SOUTHEY poet laureate of England, was born at Bristol, August 12, 1774, and he died at Greta, March 21, 1843.

His father was a respectable linen draper, but Robert was indebted to his uncle for an education. At the age of fourteen he was sent to the West-minster School, where he remained about four years. Southey and some of his school associates started a periodical called "The Flagellant," in which they published a sarcasm upon corporal punishment. Dr. Vincent, the headmaster, comme..
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Affliction is not sent in vain, young man, from that good God, who chastens whom he loves.
- Robert Southey
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