Wordsworth


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a romantic English poet whose work was inspired by the Lake District where he spent most of his life (1770-1850)

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But of all our great writers Wordsworth is perhaps the last in the reading of whose works we willingly go alone.
And if our great poets were to be judged by single lines or single stanzas we may safely say that Wordsworth would be placed high among them.
Yet although Wordsworth gives us broad deserts of prose in his poetry, he himself knew the joy of words in lovely sequence.
When Wordsworth first published his poems they were received with scorn, and he was treated with neglect greater even than most great poets have had to endure.
William Wordsworth was born at Cockermouth in Cumberland in 1770.
Before Wordsworth lost his mother he had a happy out-door childhood.
While Wordsworth was still at school his father died.
In spite of his years of travel, in spite of the fact that it was necessary for him to earn his living, Wordsworth was still unsettled as to what his work in life was to be, when a friend dying left him nine hundred pounds.
Another poet, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, whom William and Dorothy Wordsworth now met, calls her "Wordsworth's exquisite sister.
then it follows that in doing what is unworthy to be done, or what has been done before, no genius can be evinced; yet the picking of pockets is an unw orthy act, pockets have been picked time immemorial, and Barrington, the pickpocket, in point of genius, would have thought hard of a comparison with William Wordsworth, the poet.
And this this gorgeous, yet simple imagery, where all is alive and panting with immortality-this, William Wordsworth, the author of 'Peter Bell,' has selected for his contempt.
But there are occasions, dear B-, there are occasions when even Wordsworth is reasonable.
The biggest star of this lyrical firmament, it can be argued, was William Wordsworth whose poem I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud endures today as a shining example of the poetic artform.
The biggest star of this lyrical firmament, it can be argued, was William Wordsworth whose poem Wandered Lonely as a Cloud endures today as a shining example of the poetic artform.
How Wordsworth understood that term forms the first part of