William Wordsworth

1770 - 1850

A Quote by William Wordsworth on play

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Oft on the dappled turf at ease I sit, and play with similes, Loose type of things through all degrees.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: To the same Flower.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on books, loneliness, and pleasure

Often have I sighed to measure By myself a lonely pleasure,- Sighed to think I read a book, Only read, perhaps, by me.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: To the Small Celandine.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on knowledge and love

Oh, be wiser thou! Instructed that true knowledge leads to love.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: Lines left upon a Seat in a Yew-tree.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on day

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Oh for a single hour of that Dundee Who on that day the word of onset gave!

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: Sonnet, in the Pass of Killicranky.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth

That heareth not the loud winds when they call, And moveth all together, if it moves at all.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: Resolution and Independence. Stanza 11.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on choice and men

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Choice word and measured phrase above the reach Of ordinary men.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: Resolution and Independence. Stanza 14.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on nature and world

The world is too much with us; late and soon, Getting and spending, we lay waste our powers: Little we see in Nature that is ours.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: Miscellaneous Sonnets. Part i. xxxiii.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on insults

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Wrongs unredressed, or insults unavenged.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: The Excursion. Book iii.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on hospitality

A genial hearth, a hospitable board, and a refined rusticity.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on life, mind, spirit, thinking, and thought

A sense sublime Of something far more deeply interfused, Whose dwelling is the light of setting suns, And the round ocean and the living air And the blue sky, and in the mind of man,- A motion and a spirit, that impels All thinking things, all objects of all thought, And rolls through all things.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: Lines completed a few miles above Tintern Abbey.

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