William Wordsworth

1770 - 1850

A Quote by William Wordsworth on death, misery, and poets

And mighty poets in their misery dead.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: Resolution and Independence. Stanza 17.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on blessings, caring, earth, eternity, love, poets, praise, purity, and truth

Blessings be with them, and eternal praise, Who gave us nobler loves, and nobler cares!- The Poets, who on earth have made us heirs Of truth and pure delight by heavenly lays.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: Personal Talk. Stanza 4.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on endurance, planning, reason, skill, strength, and women

The reason firm, the temperate will, Endurance, foresight, strength, and skill; A perfect woman, nobly planned, To warn, to comfort, and command.

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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