William Wordsworth

1770 - 1850

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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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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A Quote by William Wordsworth on danger, happiness, and thought

Whom neither shape of danger can dismay, Nor thought of tender happiness betray.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: Character of the Happy Warrior.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on beauty, grace, happiness, and melancholy

Elysian beauty, melancholy grace, Brought from a pensive though a happy place.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: Laodamia.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on bitterness and thought

But hushed be every thought that springs From out the bitterness of things.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: Elegiac Stanzas. Addressed to Sir G. H. B.

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