William Wordsworth

1770 - 1850

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 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 glory, joy, madness, mountains, poets, pride, soul, thought, and youth

I thought of Chatterton, the marvellous boy, The sleepless soul that perished in his pride; Of him who walked in glory and in joy, Following his plough, along the mountain-side. By our own spirits we are deified; We Poets in our youth begin in gladness, But thereof come in the end despondency and madness.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: Resolution and Independence. Stanza 7.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth

The cattle are grazing, Their heads never raising; There are forty feeding like one!

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: The Cock is crowing.

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