Quotation by Robert Southey

When the rock was hid by the surges' swell,
The mariners heard the warning bell,
And then they knew the perilous rock,
And bless'd the Abbot of Aberbrothok.
Robert Southey (1774–1843), British poet. The Inchcape Rock (l. 13–16). . .

Oxford Book of Narrative Verse, The. Iona Opie and Peter Opie, eds. (1983) Oxford University Press.
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