William Wordsworth

1770 - 1850

A Quote by William Wordsworth on nature

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Thou unassuming commonplace Of Nature.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: To the same Flower.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on boldness and freedom

How does the meadow-flower its bloom unfold? Because the lovely little flower is free Down to its root, and in that freedom bold.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: A Poet! He hath put his Heart to School.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth

Drink, pretty creature, drink!

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: The Pet Lamb.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth

The Eagle, he was lord above, And Rob was lord below.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: Rob Roy's Grave.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on motherhood

One that would peep and botanize Upon his mother's grave.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: A Poet's Epitaph. Stanza 5.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on death, life, and nature

As in the eye of Nature he has lived, So in the eye of Nature let him die!

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: The Old Cumberland Beggar.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on caring, fear, heart, humility, joy, love, tears, and thought

She gave me eyes, she gave me ears; And humble cares, and delicate fears; A heart, the fountain of sweet tears; And love and thought and joy.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: The Sparrow's Nest.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on children, curiosity, doubt, faith, heart, peace, power, silence, soul, and universe

I have seen A curious child, who dwelt upon a tract Of inland ground, applying to his ear The convolutions of a smooth-lipped shell; To which, in silence hushed, his very soul listened intensely; for from within were heard Murmurings whereby the monitor expressed Mysterious union with its native sea. Even such a shell the universe itself Is to the ear of faith; and there are times, I doubt not, when to you it doth impart Authentic tidings of invisible things, Of ebb and flow, and ever enduring power, And central peace, subsisting at the heart Of endless Agitation.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: The Excursion. Book iv.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on faith

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And 't is my faith, that every flower Enjoys the air it breathes.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: Lines written in Early Spring.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth

Full twenty times was Peter feared, For once that Peter was respected.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: Peter Bell. Part i. Stanza 3.

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