„How does the water
Come down at Lodore?“

—  Robert Southey

St. 1.
The Cataract of Lodore http://www.cs.rice.edu/~ssiyer/minstrels/poems/652.html (1820)

„Literature cannot be the business of a woman's life, and it ought not to be.“

—  Robert Southey

Letter to Charlotte Brontë in March 1837, reported in Gaskell The life of Charlotte Brontë, Vol. I (1857), p. 139, and in Mumby Letters of Literary Men, Vol. II (1906), p. 185.

„The arts babblative and scribblative.“

—  Robert Southey

Colloquies on the Progress and Prospects of Society, No. 1, pt. 2 (1829).

„And then they knew the perilous Rock,
And blest the Abbot of Aberbrothok.“

—  Robert Southey

The Inchcape Rock http://www.poemhunter.com/p/m/poem.asp?poet=6688&poem=28859, st. 4 (1802).

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

—  Robert Southey

The Old Man's Comforts and How He Gained Them http://www.poetsgraves.co.uk/Classic%20Poems/Southey/the_old_man's_comforts.htm, st. 1 (1799).

„He passed a cottage with a double coach-house,
A cottage of gentility;
And he owned with a grin
That his favorite sin
Is pride that apes humility.“

—  Robert Southey

St. 8. Compare: "And the Devil did grin, for his darling sin / Is pride that apes humility", Samuel Taylor Coleridge, The Devil's Thoughts.
The Devil's Walk http://www.rc.umd.edu/editions/shelley/devil/devil.rs1860.html (1799)

„The laws are with us, and God on our side.“

—  Robert Southey

On the Rise and Progress of Popular Disaffection, Essay viii, Vol. ii (1817).

„Somebody has been sitting in my chair!“

—  Robert Southey, kniha Goldilocks and the Three Bears

"The Story of the Three Bears", The Doctor (1837).

„'Tis some poor fellow's skull," said he,
"Who fell in the great victory.“

—  Robert Southey

St. 3.
The Battle of Blenheim http://www.poetry-archive.com/s/the_battle_of_blenheim.html (1798)

„If you would be pungent, be brief; for it is with words as with sunbeams—the more they are condensed, the deeper they burn.“

—  Robert Southey

Quoted in A Dictionary of Thoughts: Being a Cyclopedia of Laconic Quotations from the Best Authors of the World, Both Ancient and Modern, ed. Tryon Edwards, F. B. Dickerson Company (1908), p. 52

„Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer adipiscing elit. Etiam egestas wisi a erat. Morbi imperdiet, mauris ac auctor dictum.“

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