William Wordsworth

1770 - 1850

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 on cheerfulness and confidence

A man he seems of cheerful yesterdays And confident to-morrows.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: The Excursion. Book vii.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on beginning, children, death, fatherhood, heart, life, and wishes

My heart leaps up when I behold A rainbow in the sky: So was it whaen my life began; So is it now I am a man; So be it when I shall grow old, Or let me die! The child is father of the man; And I could wish my days to be Bound each to each by natural piety.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: My heart leaps up, 1907

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A Quote by William Wordsworth

Sweet childish days, that were as long As twenty days are now.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: To a Butterfly. I 've watched you now a full half-hour.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth

This dull product of a scoffer's pen.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: The Excursion. Book ii.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on earth

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Earth helped him with the cry of blood.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: Song at the Feast of Broughton Castle.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth

"A jolly place," said he, "in times of old! But something ails it now: the spot is cursed."

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: Hart-leap Well. Part ii.

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