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Southey, Robert 1774-1843

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Life of Nelson by Robert Southey( Book )

625 editions published between 1800 and 2021 in 8 languages and held by 4,006 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Southey gave posterity a skilled portrait of a hero whom he genuinely admired; but he also perfected a lucid narrative style which carries the reader into battle as if he were beside Nelson, sharing the uncertainties and excitement of the engagement
The life of Horatio Lord Nelson by Robert Southey( )

33 editions published between 1878 and 2019 in English and held by 1,805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"England expects that every man will do his duty"--Nelson before the Battle of Trafalgar. Over the course of its history, England has engaged in an uncountable number of battles, but none of her military heroes has had a greater military legacy than Admiral Lord Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson, 1st Duke of Bront.̌ Whether traveling to Trafalgar Square or one of the hundreds of pubs named after him, seemingly it becomes easy to believe that no Briton has cast as long a shadow. Nelson is well known across the world for his decisive victory at Trafalgar, made all the more legendary by the fact that he was mortally wounded at the height of his greatest feat. And it is understandable that any man who could thwart Napoleon's ambitions as well as Nelson did would earn a place in the history books. But Nelson embodied every virtue of his homeland; a dashing, courageous military officer who was impeccably cultured, and, of course, the best at what he did. Indeed, as the personification of the supremacy of the Royal Navy, the man and his life had a powerful resonance well before his death. When Nelson's body was immersed in rum during the homeward voyage from Trafalgar, it is said that the sailors would steal a drink, thereby imbibing the spirit of their hero. Rum is still called "Nelson's Blood" in Britain's Royal Navy, and consumers can buy a spiced version at the pub in Burnham Thorpe. Nelson's strategy and tactics are taught at naval colleges around the world, and the current U.K. government is, more than 200 years after his death, considering establishing a public holiday on the anniversary of Trafalgar. It is tempting simply to ascribe Nelson's place in history to his decisive naval victories; but he was far more complex than that. In fact, the man described by Professor Lambert as "Brittania's God of War" took a very modern approach to his own public image, which he carefully cultivated. The enduring Nelson cult was therefore as much his creation as anyone else's, but that's not to say he didn't earn it. Good fortune, hard work, bravery and supreme talent across a range of fields enabled Nelson to go down as history's greatest admiral
The life of Wesley and the rise and progress of Methodism by Robert Southey( Book )

110 editions published between 1820 and 2022 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Life of Wesley was one of Southey's most influential and bestselling works. This two-volume edition will represent the full text of the 1820 edition. It will include a comprehensive critical apparatus and introduction that will make sense of the major issues posed by the text and how it contributes to studies of both Southey and Romanticism. It will also examine the book's reception history, incorporating material from reviews of the period and detailing the controversy it caused in the Methodist community"--
Sir Thomas More, or, Colloquies on the progress and prospects of society by Robert Southey( )

70 editions published between 1824 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"His Colloquies of Society (1829) is a calm exposition of his mature social and political convictions: rejection of the Catholic claims and of constitutional reform, support for high taxation to redistribute wealth, and so on. The conversations are conducted with the ghost of Sir Thomas More, whose Utopia was a remote ancestor of pantisocracy. They are set in the neighbourhood of Keswick, and the beauty of the countryside tempers the generally gloomy tone of the conversation, as does the quiet of his splendid library" -ODNB
The chronicle of the Cid by Robert Southey( Book )

50 editions published between 1808 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 999 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A translated blend of three sources: Chronica del famoso cavallero Cid Ruydiez Campeador, Poema del Cid, and Romances del Cid
Poems : by Robert Southey by Robert Southey( )

38 editions published between 1797 and 1808 in English and held by 832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The doctor, &c by Robert Southey( Book )

75 editions published between 1834 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems of Robert Southey : containing Thalaba, the curse of Kehama, Roderick, Madoc, A tale of Paraguay and selected minor poems by Robert Southey( Book )

41 editions published between 1846 and 2019 in English and Undetermined and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters from England by Robert Southey( Book )

67 editions published between 1803 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters from England provides the most vivid and delightful picture that we have of England in the opening years of the 19th century. It describes a series of journeys in England, ranging from Cornwall to Yorkshire and the Lakes, and the everyday life of London, accompanied by a spirited running commentary on politics, on manners and social customs and ideas. The book purports to be an account of England by a Spanish traveller, Don Manuel Alvarez Espriella, but it was in fact written wholly by Southey
The cataract of Lodore : a poem by Robert Southey( Book )

6 editions published between 1822 and 2000 in English and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poetic description of a famous English waterfall by the nineteenth-century writer who served as England's poet laureate for thirty years
The book of the church by Robert Southey( Book )

37 editions published between 1824 and 1925 in English and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wat Tyler : a dramatic poem by Robert Southey( Book )

60 editions published between 1800 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journals of a residence in Portugal, 1800-1801 : and a visit to France, 1838. Supplemented by extracts from his correspondence. by Robert Southey( Book )

23 editions published between 1960 and 1978 in English and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays, moral and political by Robert Southey( Book )

29 editions published between 1832 and 1995 in English and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poet's pilgrimage to Waterloo by Robert Southey( Book )

28 editions published between 1816 and 1977 in English and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Southey's Life of Nelson by Robert Southey( Book )

37 editions published between 1854 and 2020 in English and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joan of Arc : an epic poem, by Robert Southey by Robert Southey( )

26 editions published between 1796 and 1798 in English and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of Horatio, Lord Nelson by Robert Southey( Book )

45 editions published between 1896 and 2011 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a biography of the general who served as the leader of the Confederate forces during the Civil War
The life of Wesley; and rise and progress of Methodism by Robert Southey( Book )

32 editions published between 1820 and 2009 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Omniana; or Horae otiosiores by Robert Southey( Book )

15 editions published between 1812 and 1969 in 3 languages and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Life of Nelson
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The life of Horatio Lord NelsonThe life of Wesley and the rise and progress of MethodismSir Thomas More, or, Colloquies on the progress and prospects of societyThe chronicle of the CidThe doctor, &cLetters from EnglandSouthey's Life of NelsonThe life of Horatio, Lord Nelson
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Alvarez Espriella, Manuel 1774-1843

Espriella, Don Manuel Alvarez

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