William Wordsworth

1770 - 1850

A Quote by William Wordsworth on belief, faith, intuition, passion, and persuasion

One in whom persuasion and belief Had ripened into faith, and faith become A passionate intuition.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: The Excursion. Book iv.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on cheerfulness, dawn, and time

She was a phantom of delight When first she gleamed upon my sight, A lovely apparition, sent To be a moment's ornament; Her eyes as stars of twilight fair, Like twilights too her dusky hair, But all things else about her drawn From May-time and the cheerful dawn.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: She was a Phantom of Delight.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth

A noticeable man, with large gray eyes.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: Stanzas written in Thomson's Castle of Indolence.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on earth, heaven, and youth

A youth to whom was given So much of earth, so much of heaven.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: Ruth.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on age and serenity

But an old age serene and bright, And lovely as a Lapland night, Shall lead thee to thy grave.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: To a Young Lady. Dear Child of Nature.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on history and nature

Those old credulities, to Nature dear, Shall they no longer bloom upon the stock Of history?

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: Memorials of a Tour in Italy. iv.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on romance

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Lady of the Mere, Sole-sitting by the shores of old romance.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: A narrow Girdle of rough Stones and Crags.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on gold and opportunity

Turning, for them who pass, the common dust Of servile opportunity to gold.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: Desultory Stanza.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on birds

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In this sequestered nook how sweet To sit upon my orchard seat And birds and flowers once more to greet. . . .

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on god and simplicity

Pan himself, The simple shepherd's awe-inspiring god!

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: The Excursion. Book iv.

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