Robert Southey

(1774 - 1843 / Bristol / England)

Robert Southey Poems

81. Donica - A Ballad 1/1/2004
82. The Old Man's Comforts And How He Gained Them 1/3/2003
83. Winter 1/3/2003
84. High In The Air Exposed 1/3/2003
85. Ariste 1/3/2003
86. After Blenheim 4/8/2010
87. The Battle Of Blenheim 1/3/2003
88. The Widow 1/1/2004
89. Hold Your Mad Hands 1/3/2003
90. Go, Valentine 1/3/2003
91. His Books 1/4/2003
92. God's Judgment On A Wicked Bishop 1/3/2003
93. Inchcape Rock 1/3/2003

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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,
Her keel was steady in the ocean.

Without either sign or sound of their shock,
The waves flow’d over the Inchcape Rock;
So little they rose, so little they fell,
They did not move the Inchcape Bell.

The Abbot of Aberbrothok
Had placed that bell on the Inchcape Rock;
On a buoy in the storm it floated and swung,
And over the waves its warning rung.

When the Rock was hid by the surge’s swell,
The Mariners heard the ...

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Donica - A Ballad

Author Note: In Finland there is a Castle which is called the New Rock, moated about with a river of unfounded depth, the water black and the fish therein
very distateful to the palate. In this are spectres often seen, which
foreshew either the death of the Governor, or some prime officer
belonging to the place; and most commonly it appeareth in the shape of
an harper, sweetly singing and dallying and playing under the water.

It is reported of one Donica, that after she was dead, the Devi

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