William Wordsworth

1770 - 1850

A Quote by William Wordsworth on death

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One of those heavenly days that cannot die.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: Nutting.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on death and faith

We must be free or die who speak the tongue That Shakespeare spake, the faith and morals hold Which Milton held.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: It is not to be thought of.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on memory

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Meek Walton's heavenly memory.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: Part iii. v. Walton's Book of Lives.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth

As high as we have mounted in delight, In our dejection do we sink as low.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: Resolution and Independence. Stanza 4.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on guilt, mortality, and nature

Those obstinate questionings Of sense and outward things, Fallings from us, vanishings, Blank misgivings of a creature Moving about in worlds not realized, High instincts before which our mortal nature Did tremble like a guilty thing surprised.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: Intimations of Immortality. Stanza 9.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on dreams and glory

Where is it now, the glory and the dream?

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: Intimations of Immortality. Stanza 5.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on birth, glory, god, heaven, home, lies, life, sleep, and soul

Our birth is but a sleep and a forgetting: The soul that rises with us, our life's star, Hath had elsewhere its setting, And cometh from afar. Not in entire forgetfulness, And not in utter nakedness, But trailing clouds of glory, do we come From God, who is our home: Heaven lies about us in our infancy.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: Intimations of Immortality. Stanza 5.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on death and good

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The good die first, And they whose hearts are dry as summer dust Burn to the socket.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: The Excursion. Book i.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on men

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Men are we, and must grieve when even the shade Of that which once was great is passed away.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: On the Extinction of the Venetian Republic.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on good, happiness, and heaven

But who, if he be called upon to face Some awful moment to which Heaven has joined Great issues, good or bad for humankind, Is happy as a lover.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: Character of the Happy Warrior.

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