- William,1770–1850, English poet: poet laureate 1843–50.
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I rush from the boat races to the Rugby field and from there to a date with a Bengalese beauty who lectures on Wordsworth.Book Bag: The Best Letter Collections
R. Blakeslee Gilpin
December 18, 2012
At any rate, it invites the complaint that Byron made to Wordsworth: “I wish he would explain his Explanation.”“Why Does the World Exist?” by Jim Holt: Review
July 17, 2012
I want to read Keats and Wordsworth, Hemingway, George Orwell.Why I’ve Learned Many Languages by Aravind Adiga
February 19, 2012
The period of our lives when, according to Wordsworth, "Heaven lies about us."The Devil's Dictionary
Wordsworth was determined to owe nothing to such an adventitious cause.
The history of the poetry of Wordsworth is a true reflex of the man himself.
Observe that Wordsworth found the lesson because he looked for it, and would find it.
That nature did this for Wordsworth is very clear; and it is easily intelligible.
- Dorothy. 1771–1855, English writer, whose Journals are noted esp for their descriptions of nature
- her brother, William . 1770–1850, English poet, whose work, celebrating nature, was greatly inspired by the Lake District, in which he spent most of his life. Lyrical Ballads (1798), to which Coleridge contributed, is often taken as the first example of English romantic poetry and includes his Lines Written above Tintern Abbey. Among his other works are The Prelude (completed in 1805; revised thereafter and published posthumously) and Poems in Two Volumes (1807), which includes The Solitary Reaper and Intimations of Immortality
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