And mighty poets in their misery dead.
William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)
Source: Resolution and Independence. Stanza 17.
Contributed by: Zaady
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.
Source: Personal Talk. Stanza 4.
Though inland far we be, Our souls have sight of that immortal sea Which brought us hither.
Source: Intimations of Immortality. Stanza 9.
The thought of our past years in me doth breed Perpetual benediction.
The reason firm, the temperate will, Endurance, foresight, strength, and skill; A perfect woman, nobly planned, To warn, to comfort, and command.
Source: She was a Phantom of Delight.
A noticeable man, with large gray eyes.
Source: Stanzas written in Thomson's Castle of Indolence.
A youth to whom was given So much of earth, so much of heaven.
But an old age serene and bright, And lovely as a Lapland night, Shall lead thee to thy grave.
Source: To a Young Lady. Dear Child of Nature.
Those old credulities, to Nature dear, Shall they no longer bloom upon the stock Of history?
Source: Memorials of a Tour in Italy. iv.
Lady of the Mere, Sole-sitting by the shores of old romance.
Source: A narrow Girdle of rough Stones and Crags.
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