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Why poet laureate Robert Southey loved Exmoor

Robert Southey (1774-1843) isn’t perhaps as well-known as his famous English romantic poet counterparts, Wordsworth and Coleridge, but he still had an important role to play in the nation’s poetic landscape. Despite his fall into obscurity today, Southey was a celebrated poet in his time and established an experimental writing partnership with Coleridge. He was […]

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