William Wordsworth

1770 - 1850

A Quote by William Wordsworth

As if the man had fixed his face, In many a solitary place, Against the wind and open sky!

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: Peter Bell. Part i. Stanza 26. 3

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on bliss and solitude

That inward eye Which is the bliss of solitude.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: I wandered lonely.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on divinity and songs

That mighty orb of song, The divine Milton.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: The Excursion. Book i.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on heart and justice

Scorn not the sonnet. Critic, you have frowned, Mindless of its just honours; with this key Shakespeare unlocked his heart.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: Scorn not the Sonnet.

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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 silence

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The silence that is in the starry sky.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: Song at the Feast of Broughton Castle.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on mind, silence, and thought

O Reader! had you in your mind Such stores as silent thought can bring, O gentle Reader! you would find A tale in everything.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: Simon Lee.

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