William Wordsworth

1770 - 1850

A Quote by William Wordsworth on joy

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And often, glad no more, We wear a face of joy because We have been glad of yore.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: The Fountain.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on company, fear, necessity, and pain

Who, doomed to go in company with Pain And Fear and Bloodshed,-miserable train!- Turns his necessity to glorious gain.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: Character of the Happy Warrior.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on angels, good, life, and men

The feather, whence the pen Was shaped that traced the lives of these good men, Dropped from an angel's wing.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

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

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on men

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Men who can hear the Decalogue, and feel To self-reproach.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: The Old Cumberland Beggar.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on feeling

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Alas! how little can a moment show Of an eye where feeling plays In ten thousand dewy rays: A face o'er which a thousand shadows go!

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: The Triad.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on heart and world

The fretful stir Unprofitable, and the fever of the world Have hung upon the beatings of my heart.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: Lines completed a few miles above Tintern Abbey.

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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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