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Southey

[sou-th ee, suhth-ee]
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noun
  1. Robert,1774–1843, English poet and prose writer: poet laureate 1813–43.
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Examples from the Web for southey

Historical Examples

  • Southey is as hale as ever, and writes with his usual diligence.

    P.'s Correspondence (From "Mosses From An Old Manse")

    Nathaniel Hawthorne

  • Milton was the son of a London scrivener, and Pope and Southey were the sons of linendrapers.

    Self-Help

    Samuel Smiles

  • Southey said that he was no more ashamed of having been a republican than of having been a boy.

  • Southey is a political writer, a writer for a particular purpose.

    Vivian Grey

    Earl of Beaconsfield, Benjamin Disraeli

  • Southey confessed that he "read and studied and all but worshipped Godwin."


British Dictionary definitions for southey

Southey

noun
  1. Robert. 1774–1843, English poet, a friend of Wordsworth and Coleridge, attacked by Byron; poet laureate (1813–43)
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