Robert Southey Quotes

Robert Southey Quotes: I do not cast my eyes away from my troubles. I pack them inas little compass as I can for myself, and never let themannoy others.
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Robert Southey Quote: Order is the sanity of the mind, the health of the body, the peace of the city, the security of the state. Like beams in a house or bones to a body, so is order to all things.
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Quotes about Robert Southey: The disappointed man turns his thoughts toward a state of existence where his wiser desires may be fixed with the certainty of faith; the successful man feels that the objects which he has ardently pursued fail to satisfy the cravings of an immortal spirit; the wicked man turneth away from his wickedness, that he may save his soul alive.
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Quote about Robert Southey: They who once engage in iniquitous designs miserably deceive themselves when they think that they will go so far and no farther; one fault begets another, one crime renders another necessary; and thus they are impelled continually downward into a depth of guilt, which at the commencement of their career they would have died rather than have incurred.
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Robert Southey Sayings: I have heard a good story of Charles Fox. When his house was on fire, he found all efforts to save it useless, and, being a good draughtsman, he went up to the next hill to make a drawing of the fire,--the best instance of philosophy I ever heard of.
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Robert Southey Saying: Be thankful that your lot has fallen on times when, though there may be many evil tongues and exasperated spirits, there are none who have fire and fagot at command.
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Sayings about Robert Southey: I can remember, with unsteady feet,Tottering from room to room, and finding pleasureIn flowers, and toys, and sweetmeats, things which longHave lost their power to please; which when I see them,Raise only now a melancholy wishI were the little trifler once again,Who could be pleas'd so lightly.
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Saying about Robert Southey: Give me a room whose every nook is dedicated to a book.
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Robert Southey Quotes: Where Washington hath left His awful memory A light for after times!
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