William Wordsworth

1770 - 1850

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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A Quote by William Wordsworth

A violet by a mossy stone Half hidden from the eye; Fair as a star, when only one Is shining in the sky.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: She dwelt among the untrodden ways.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth

The budding rose above the rose full blown.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: The Prelude. Book xi.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on earth

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Ah, what a warning for a thoughtless man, Could field or grove, could any spot of earth, Show to his eye an image of the pangs Which it hath witnessed,-render back an echo Of the sad steps by which it hath been trod!

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: The Excursion. Book vi.

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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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