(12 Aug 1774 - 21 Mar 1843)
English poet, historian and biographer whose Life of Nelson (1813), remains a classic.
Science Quotes by Robert Southey (1 quote)
There Priest of Nature! dost thou shine, Newton! a King among the Kings divine.
— Robert Southey
In Translation of a Greek Ode on Astronomy: Written by S.T. Coleridge for the Prize at Cambridge, 1793, collected in The Poetical Works of Robert Southey (1829), 677.