William Wordsworth

1770 - 1850

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

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 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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