William Wordsworth

1770 - 1850

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 dawn

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But he is risen, a later star of dawn.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: A Morning Exercise.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on lies and tears

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To me the meanest flower that blows can give Thoughts that do often lie too deep for tears.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: Intimations of Immortality. Stanza 11.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on soul

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The gods approve The depth, and not the tumult, of the soul.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: Laodamia.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on nature and soul

Recognizes ever and anon The breeze of Nature stirring in his soul.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: The Excursion. Book iv.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on brothers

How fast has brother followed brother, From sunshine to the sunless land!

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: Extempore Effusion upon the Death of James Hogg.

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