William Wordsworth

1770 - 1850

A Quote by William Wordsworth on pain and sorrow

Some natural sorrow, loss, or pain That has been, and may be again.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: The Solitary Reaper.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on food, good, kiss, love, nature, praise, simplicity, and tears

A creature not too bright or good For human nature's daily food; For transient sorrows, simple wiles, Praise, blame, love, kisses, tears, and smiles.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: She was a Phantom of Delight.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on art, honor, pride, and yielding

Spade! with which Wilkinson hath tilled his lands, And shaped these pleasant walks by Emont's side, Thou art a tool of honor in my hands, I press thee, through a yielding soil, with pride.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on heaven and silence

Spires whose "silent finger points to heaven."

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: The Excursion. Book vi.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on departure and mortality

But shapes that come not at an earthly call Will not depart when mortal voices bid.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: Dion.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on competence, difficulty, and soul

And the most difficult of tasks to keep Heights which the soul is competent to gain.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: The Excursion. Book iv.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on death, destruction, memory, silence, and soul

And when the stream Which overflowed the soul was passed away, A consciousness remained that it had left Deposited upon the silent shore Of memory images and precious thoughts That shall not die, and cannot be destroyed.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: The Excursion. Book vii.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on mind and nature

To the solid ground Of Nature trusts the mind that builds for aye.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: A Volant Tribe of Bards on Earth.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on fame, joy, and singers

A famous man is Robin Hood, The English ballad-singer's joy.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: Rob Roy's Grave.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on heart and tears

My eyes are dim with childish tears, My heart is idly stirred, For the same sound is in my ears Which in those days I heard.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: The Fountain.

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