poet Robert Southey

Robert Southey

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Inchcape Rock

No stir in the air, no stir in the sea,
The Ship was still as she could be;
Her sails from heaven received no motion,
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  • Edward David Noel Walker (6/16/2008 3:59:00 AM)

    Edward David Noel Walker
    One of the many wonderful poems I learned at Howth Road National school in Dublin, Ireland. When our headmaster ('Jaws' MacIvor)) first read it we were all spellbound. Each of us conjured up our own vision of the Abbot and Ralf the rover.
    Thanks Robert Southey and Poemhunter.

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  • Shiva Pillai (6/2/2008 7:57:00 AM)

    I had this poem in my school ninth standard. I have read this thousands of times since then... One of the finest poems ever written.

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  • Coreena Dejesus (3/11/2008 4:09:00 AM)

    I have always loved this poem.

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  • Vipin Varghese (12/11/2007 10:34:00 AM)

    Summary Of Every Poem Should Be Written.

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  • Les Kelly (3/25/2007 1:46:00 AM)

    I love it, I love it, I have ALWAYS loved it and the deep nostalgia it evokes from my primary school English classes in 1957 at Eidsvold, Queensland, Australia. I still hear my 'bull headed' English teacher rolling every word around in his mouth as though tasting a well matured wine.

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  • Yasin Khatri (8/29/2006 6:39:00 AM)

    Absolutely well written. Each and every word turns out to be real. Wow...

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