William Wordsworth

1770 - 1850

A Quote by William Wordsworth on mind

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In that sweet mood when pleasant thoughts Bring sad thoughts to the mind.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: Lines written in Early Spring.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on time

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On a fair prospect some have looked, And felt, as I have heard them say, As if the moving time had been A thing as steadfast as the scene On which they gazed themselves away.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: Peter Bell. Part i. Stanza 16.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on books, clarity, friendship, and trouble

Up! up! my friend, and quit your books, Or surely you 'll grow double! Up! up! my friend, and clear your looks! Why all this toil and trouble?

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: The Tables Turned.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on brothers

A brotherhood of venerable trees.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: Sonnet composed at a Castle.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on beauty and heart

True beauty dwells in deep retreats, Whose veil is unremoved Till heart with heart in concord beats, And the lover is beloved.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: To ———. Let other Bards of Angels sing.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on boldness, deed, enemies, friendship, teachers, truth, world, and yielding

As thou these ashes, little brook, wilt bear Into the Avon, Avon to the tide Of Severn, Severn to the narrow seas, Into main ocean they, this deed accursed An emblem yields to friends and enemies How the bold teacher's doctrine, sanctified By truth, shall spread, throughout the world dispersed.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: Part ii. xvii. To Wickliffe.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth

Truths that wake, To perish never.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: Intimations of Immortality. Stanza 9.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on bankers, chance, and happiness

By happy chance we saw A twofold image: on a grassy bank A snow-white ram, and in the crystal flood Another and the same!

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: The Excursion. Book ix.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth

A remnant of uneasy light.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: The Matron of Jedborough.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on birth, earth, and nature

Meek Nature's evening comment on the shows That for oblivion take their daily birth From all the fuming vanities of earth.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: Sky-Prospect from the Plain of France.

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