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Advance – Come Forth From Thy Tyrolean Ground by William Wordsworth

Advance – Come Forth From Thy Tyrolean Ground by William Wordsworth

ADVANCE-come forth from thy Tyrolean ground,Dear Liberty! stern Nymph of soul untamed,Sweet Nymph, O rightly of the mountains named!Through the long chain of Alps from mound to ...

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Stanzas by William Wordsworth

Stanzas by William Wordsworth

WITHIN our happy castle there dwelt OneWhom without blame I may not overlook,For never sun on living creature shoneWho more devout enjoyment with us took:Here on his hours he ...

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The Fountain by William Wordsworth

The Fountain by William Wordsworth

A ConversationWe talked with open heart, and tongueAffectionate and true,A pair of friends, though I was young,And Matthew seventy-two.We lay beneath a spreading oak,Beside a ...

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To My Sister by William Wordsworth

To My Sister by William Wordsworth

It is the first mild day of March: Each minute sweeter than before The redbreast sings from the tall larch That stands beside our door. There is a blessing in the air, Which ...

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A Prophecy. February 1807 by William Wordsworth

A Prophecy. February 1807 by William Wordsworth

HIGH deeds, O Germans, are to come from you!Thus in your books the record shall be found,'A watchword was pronounced, a potent sound--ARMINIUS!--all the people quaked like ...

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Argument For Suicide by William Wordsworth

Argument For Suicide by William Wordsworth

Send this man to the mine, this to the battle, Famish an aged beggar at your gates, And let him die by inches- but for worlds Lift not your hand against him- Live, live on, As ...

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Song For The Wandering Jew by William Wordsworth

Song For The Wandering Jew by William Wordsworth

Though the torrents from their fountains Roar down many a craggy steep, Yet they find among the mountains Resting-places calm and deep. Clouds that love through air to hasten, ...

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The French Revolution As It Appeared To Enthusiasts by William Wordsworth

The French Revolution As It Appeared To Enthusiasts by William Wordsworth

.Oh! pleasant exercise of hope and joy! For mighty were the auxiliars which then stoodUpon our side, we who were strong in love!Bliss was it in that dawn to be alive,But to be ...

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Song At The Feast Of Brougham Castle Upon The Restoration O by William Wordsworth

Song At The Feast Of Brougham Castle Upon The Restoration O by William Wordsworth

,High in the breathless Hall the Minstrel sate, And Emont's murmur mingled with the Song.--The words of ancient time I thus translate,A festal strain that hath been silent ...

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September, 1819 by William Wordsworth

September, 1819 by William Wordsworth

. Departing summer hath assumed An aspect tenderly illumed,The gentlest look of spring,That calls from yonder leafy shade Unfaded, yet prepared to fade,A timely carolling.No ...

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Fidelity by William Wordsworth

Fidelity by William Wordsworth

A BARKING sound the Shepherd hears,A cry as of a dog or fox,He halts--and searches with his eyesAmong the scattered rocks:And now at distance can discernA stirring in a brake of ...

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Anticipation, October 1803 by William Wordsworth

Anticipation, October 1803 by William Wordsworth

SHOUT, for a mighty Victory is won!On British ground the Invaders are laid low,The breath of Heaven has drifted them like snow,And left them lying in the silent sun,Never to ...

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The Two Thieves by William Wordsworth

The Two Thieves by William Wordsworth

O now that the genius of Bewick were mine, And the skill which he learned on the banks of the Tyne. Then the Muses might deal with me just as they chose, For I'd take my last ...

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Yew-Trees by William Wordsworth

Yew-Trees by William Wordsworth

There is a Yew-tree, pride of Lorton Vale,Which to this day stands single, in the midstOf its own darkness, as it stood of yore:Not loathe to furnish weapons for the BandsOf ...

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Minstrels by William Wordsworth

Minstrels by William Wordsworth

The minstrels played their Christmas tuneTo-night beneath my cottage-eaves,While, smitten by a lofty moon,The encircling laurels, thick with leaves,Gave back a rich and dazzling ...

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Stepping Westward by William Wordsworth

Stepping Westward by William Wordsworth

What, you are stepping westward?--Yea.---'T would be a wildish destiny, If we, who thus together roam In a strange land, and far from home, Were in this place the guests of ...

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Characteristics Of A Child Three Years Old by William Wordsworth

Characteristics Of A Child Three Years Old by William Wordsworth

LOVING she is, and tractable, though wild,And Innocence hath privilege in herTo dignify arch looks and laughing eyes,And feats of cunning, and the pretty roundOf trespasses, ...

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Louisa: After Accompanying Her On A Mountain Excursion by William Wordsworth

Louisa: After Accompanying Her On A Mountain Excursion by William Wordsworth

I MET Louisa in the shade,And, having seen that lovely Maid,Why should I fear to sayThat, nymph-like, she is fleet and strong,And down the rocks can leap alongLike rivulets in ...

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Written In Very Early Youth by William Wordsworth

Written In Very Early Youth by William Wordsworth

CALM is all nature as a resting wheel.The kine are couched upon the dewy grass,The horse alone, seen dimly as I pass,Is cropping audibly his later meal:Dark is the ground, a ...

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The Green Linnet by William Wordsworth

The Green Linnet by William Wordsworth

BENEATH these fruit-tree boughs that shedTheir snow-white blossoms on my head,With brightest sunshine round me spreadOf spring's unclouded weather,In this sequestered nook how ...

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Yes, It Was The Mountain Echo by William Wordsworth

Yes, It Was The Mountain Echo by William Wordsworth

YES, it was the mountain Echo,Solitary, clear, profound,Answering to the shouting Cuckoo,Giving to her sound for sound!Unsolicited replyTo a babbling wanderer sent,Like her ...

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To Joanna by William Wordsworth

To Joanna by William Wordsworth

Amid the smoke of cities did you pass The time of early youth, and there you learned, From years of quiet industry, to love The living Beings by your own fireside, With such a ...

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Ah! Where Is Palafox? Nor Tongue Nor Pen by William Wordsworth

Ah! Where Is Palafox? Nor Tongue Nor Pen by William Wordsworth

AH! where is Palafox? Nor tongue no penReports of him, his dwelling or his grave!Does yet the unheard-of vessel ride the wave?Or is she swallowed up, remote from kenOf pitying ...

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To A Highland Girl (At Inversneyde, Upon Loch Lomond) by William Wordsworth

To A Highland Girl (At Inversneyde, Upon Loch Lomond) by William Wordsworth

.Sweet Highland Girl, a very showerOf beauty is thy earthly dower!Twice seven consenting years have shedTheir utmost bounty on thy head:And these grey rocks, that household ...

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Book Eighth: Retrospect–Love Of Nature Leading To Love Of Man by William Wordsworth

Book Eighth: Retrospect–Love Of Nature Leading To Love Of Man by William Wordsworth

WHAT sounds are those, Helvellyn, that are heardUp to thy summit, through the depth of airAscending, as if distance had the powerTo make the sounds more audible? What ...

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Beggars by William Wordsworth

Beggars by William Wordsworth

She had a tall man's height or more,Her face from summer's noontide heatNo bonnet shaded, but she woreA mantle, to her very feetDescending with a graceful flow,And on her head a ...

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Valedictory Sonnet To The River Duddon by William Wordsworth

Valedictory Sonnet To The River Duddon by William Wordsworth

I THOUGHT of Thee, my partner and my guide, As being pass'd away.--Vain sympathies! For, backward, Duddon! as I cast my eyes, I see what was, and is, and will abide, Still ...

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To A Sexton by William Wordsworth

To A Sexton by William Wordsworth

Let thy wheel-barrow alone-- Wherefore, Sexton, piling still In thy bone-house bone on bone? 'Tis already like a hill In a field of battle made, Where three thousand skulls are ...

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Alas! What Boots The Long Laborious Quest by William Wordsworth

Alas! What Boots The Long Laborious Quest by William Wordsworth

ALAS! what boots the long laborious questOf moral prudence, sought through good and ill,Or pains abstruse-to elevate the will,And lead us on to that transcendent restWhere every ...

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The Prelude, Book 1: Childhood And School-Time by William Wordsworth

The Prelude, Book 1: Childhood And School-Time by William Wordsworth

--Was it for this That one, the fairest of all Rivers, lov'dTo blend his murmurs with my Nurse's song,And from his alder shades and rocky falls,And from his fords and shallows, ...

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Indignation Of A High-Minded Spaniard by William Wordsworth

Indignation Of A High-Minded Spaniard by William Wordsworth

WE can endure that He should waste our lands,Despoil our temples, and by sword and flameReturn us to the dust from which we came,Such food a Tyrant's appetite demands:And we can ...

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Book First [introduction-Childhood And School Time] by William Wordsworth

Book First [introduction-Childhood And School Time] by William Wordsworth

OH there is blessing in this gentle breeze,A visitant that while it fans my cheekDoth seem half-conscious of the joy it bringsFrom the green fields, and from yon azure ...

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Bothwell Castle by William Wordsworth

Bothwell Castle by William Wordsworth

Immured in Bothwell's Towers, at times the Brave(So beautiful is the Clyde) forgot to mournThe liberty they lost at Bannockburn.Once on those steeps Iroamed at large, and haveIn ...

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The Two April Mornings by William Wordsworth

The Two April Mornings by William Wordsworth

We walked along, while bright and red Uprose the morning sun, And Matthew stopped, he looked, and said, 'The will of God be done!' A village schoolmaster was he, With hair of ...

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The Virgin by William Wordsworth

The Virgin by William Wordsworth

.Mother! whose virgin bosom was uncrost With the least shade of thought to sin allied.Woman! above all women glorified,Our tainted nature's solitary boast,Purer than foam on ...

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Power Of Music by William Wordsworth

Power Of Music by William Wordsworth

AN Orpheus! an Orpheus! yes, Faith may grow bold,And take to herself all the wonders of old,--Near the stately Pantheon you'll meet with the sameIn the street that from Oxford ...

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November 1813 by William Wordsworth

November 1813 by William Wordsworth

Now that all hearts are glad, all faces bright,Our aged Sovereign sits, to the ebb and flowOf states and kingdoms, to their joy or woe,Insensible. He sits deprived of sight,And ...

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Extempore Effusion Upon The Death Of James Hogg by William Wordsworth

Extempore Effusion Upon The Death Of James Hogg by William Wordsworth

.When first, descending from the moorlands, I saw the Stream of Yarrow glideAlong a bare and open valley,The Ettrick Shepherd was my guide.When last along its banks I ...

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The Sonnet I by William Wordsworth

The Sonnet I by William Wordsworth

NUNS fret not at their convent's narrow room, And hermits are contented with their cells, And students with their pensive citadels, Maids at the wheel, the weaver at his loom, ...

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Written With A Pencil Upon A Stone In The Wall Of The House, On The Island At Grasmere by William Wordsworth

Written With A Pencil Upon A Stone In The Wall Of The House, On The Island At Grasmere by William Wordsworth

Rude is this Edifice, and Thou hast seen Buildings, albeit rude, that have maintained Proportions more harmonious, and approached To closer fellowship with ideal grace. But take ...

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The Thorn by William Wordsworth

The Thorn by William Wordsworth

I 'There is a Thorn--it looks so old, In truth, you'd find it hard to say How it could ever have been young, It looks so old and grey. Not higher than a two years' child It ...

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Composed While The Author Was Engaged In Writing A Tract Occasioned By The Convention Of Cintra by William Wordsworth

Composed While The Author Was Engaged In Writing A Tract Occasioned By The Convention Of Cintra by William Wordsworth

NOT 'mid the world's vain objects that enslaveThe free-born Soul--that World whose vaunted skillIn selfish interest perverts the will,Whose factions lead astray the wise and ...

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Simon Lee: The Old Huntsman by William Wordsworth

Simon Lee: The Old Huntsman by William Wordsworth

.With an incident in which he was concernedIn the sweet shire of Cardigan, Not far from pleasant Ivor-hall,An old Man dwells, a little man,--'Tis said he once was tall.For ...

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The Last Of The Flock by William Wordsworth

The Last Of The Flock by William Wordsworth

I In distant countries have I been, And yet I have not often seen A healthy man, a man full grown, Weep in the public roads, alone. But such a one, on English ground, And in the ...

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For The Spot Where The Hermitage Stood On St. Herbert’s Island, Derwentwater. by William Wordsworth

For The Spot Where The Hermitage Stood On St. Herbert’s Island, Derwentwater. by William Wordsworth

If thou in the dear love of some one Friend Hast been so happy that thou know'st what thoughts Will sometimes in the happiness of love Make the heart sink, then wilt thou ...

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Written In Germany, On One Of The Coldest Days Of The Century by William Wordsworth

Written In Germany, On One Of The Coldest Days Of The Century by William Wordsworth

A plague on your languages, German and Norse! Let me have the song of the kettle, And the tongs and the poker, instead of that horse That gallops away with such fury and force ...

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Address To My Infant Daughter, Dora On Being Reminded That She Was A Month Old That Day, September 1 by William Wordsworth

Address To My Infant Daughter, Dora On Being Reminded That She Was A Month Old That Day, September 1 by William Wordsworth

--HAST thou then survived-Mild Offspring of infirm humanity,Meek Infant! among all forlornest thingsThe most forlorn-one life of that bright star,The second glory of the ...

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Oak And The Broom, The: A Pastoral Poem by William Wordsworth

Oak And The Broom, The: A Pastoral Poem by William Wordsworth

I His simple truths did Andrew glean Beside the babbling rills, A careful student he had been Among the woods and hills. One winter's night, when through the trees The wind was ...

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Hart-Leap Well by William Wordsworth

Hart-Leap Well by William Wordsworth

The Knight had ridden down from Wensley Moor With the slow motion of a summer's cloud, And now, as he approached a vassal's door, Bring forth another horse! he cried aloud. ...

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On The Extinction Of The Venetian Republic by William Wordsworth

On The Extinction Of The Venetian Republic by William Wordsworth

ONCE did she hold the gorgeous East in fee, And was the safeguard of the West: the worth Of Venice did not fall below her birth, Venice, the eldest Child of Liberty. She was a ...

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