William Wordsworth

1770 - 1850

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 on devil

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The bane of all that dread the Devil.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: The Idiot Boy.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on words

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Three sleepless nights I passed in sounding on, Through words and things, a dim and perilous way.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: The Borderers. Act iv. Sc. 2.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on divinity and women

Shalt show us how divine a thing A woman may be made.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: To a Young Lady. Dear Child of Nature.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on kindness and life

Nor greetings where no kindness is, nor all The dreary intercourse of daily life.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: Lines completed a few miles above Tintern Abbey.

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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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