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Caroline Anne Southey

  • How happily, how happily, the flowers die away! / Oh! Could we but return to earth as easily as they.

    • Caroline Anne Southey,
    • "The Death of the Flowers," The Birth-Day: A Poem, to Which Are Added Occasional Verses ()
  • After long absence, of return / To my dear home — Oh, happiness! / To lie in blissful consciousness / Of all around: The picture there — / The books — the flower-glass filled with care / By a kind hand — And then to know, / 'Twas but to rise, and meet below / Such a heart's welcome!

    • Caroline Anne Southey,
    • "Our Old House Clock," The Birth-Day: A Poem, to Which Are Added Occasional Verses ()
  • Fruit forced is never half so sweet / As that comes quite in season.

    • Caroline Anne Southey,
    • "To Little Mary," The Birth-Day: A Poem, to Which Are Added Occasional Verses ()

Caroline Anne Southey, English poet

(1786 - 1854)

Full name: Caroline Anne Bowles Southey.