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People/Characters: William Wordsworth

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1,000 Years of English Literature: A Treasury of Literary Manuscripts by Chris Fletcher
1,339 QI Facts To Make Your Jaw Drop by John Lloyd
The Age of Wonder: How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science by Richard Holmes
The Age of Wordsworth by C. H. Herford
Anam Cara: A Book of Celtic Wisdom by John O'Donohue
Annette Vallon: A Novel of the French Revolution by James Tipton
The Annotated Ancient Mariner by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
The Art of Reading by Joseph Luzzi
The Art of Travel by Alain de Botton
The Ballad Revival: Studies in the Influence of Popular on Sophisticated Poetry by Albert B. Friedman
Beyond the Tragic Vision: The Quest for Identity in the Nineteenth Century by Morse Peckham
A Book of Poetry by W. M. Smyth
THE BRITISH LITERARY BALLAD: A Study in Poetic Imitation by Jr. G. Malcolm Laws
Burke, Paine, Godwin, and the Revolution Controversy (Cambridge English Prose Texts) by Marilyn Butler
The child figure in English literature by Robert Pattison
Clear Ether: John Keats in the Twenty-First Century by Adam Fieled
Coleridge and Wordsworth in Somerset by Berta Lawrence
Concepts and conception in poetry by J. H. Prynne
Cosmos: The World and the Glory of God by Louis Bouyer
Dorothy and William Wordsworth: The Heart of a Circle of Friends by Seon Manley
Doubt : a history by Jennifer Michael Hecht
Dove Cottage: The Home of William Wordsworth 1799-1808 by Wordsworth Trust.
Dove Cottage: The Wordsworths at Grasmere 1799-1803, being The Grasmere Journal by Dorothy Wordsworth together with selections from the correspondance of Dorothy and William Wordsworth by Dorothy Wordsworth
The early letters of William and Dorothy Wordsworth (1787-1805) by William Wordsworth
Eliza's Daughter by Joan Aiken
English Literary Manuscripts by British Library
English Lyric Poetry: John Donne, William Wordsworth, John Keats, William Butler Yeats (Living Masterpieces of English L by John Donne
The English Parnassus by W. Macneile Dixon
English Romantic Writers by David Perkins
The English Spirit by A. L. Rowse
The Eyre Affair by Jasper Fforde
Famous Sisters of Great Men: Henriette Renan, Caroline Herschel, Mary Lamb, Dorothy Wordsworth, Fanny Mendelssohn by M. Kirlew
Forests: The Shadow of Civilization by Robert Pogue Harrison
The Friendship: Wordsworth and Coleridge by Adam Sisman
From Dickens to Hardy by Boris Ford
The Gang: Coleridge, the Hutchinsons, and the Wordsworths in 1802 by John Worthen
Genius: A Mosaic of One Hundred Exemplary Creative Minds by Harold Bloom
God's Funeral: The Decline of Faith in Western Civilization by A. N. Wilson
The Grasmere and Alfoxden Journals by Dorothy Wordsworth
A History of English Literature II: Literature of the English Renaissance 1485-1660 by Hardin Craig
Home at Grasmere: The Journal of Dorothy Wordsworth and the Poems of William Wordsworth (Penguin Classics) by William Wordsworth
The Household Treasury of English Song
Humphry Davy by Harold Hartley
The Immortal Dinner: A Famous Evening of Genius and Laughter in Literary London, 1817 (New Amsterdam) by Penelope Hughes-Hallett
The Invention of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt's New World by Andrea Wulf
Letters To Dead Masters: An Epistolary Novel by Adam Fieled
Literary Genius: 25 Classic Writers Who Define English & American Literature by Joseph Epstein
Little Journeys to the Homes of Good Men and Great {complete} by Elbert Hubbard
Lyrical Ballads by William Wordsworth
The Lyttelton Hart-Davis Letters. Vol. 1, 1955-56 by Rupert Hart-Davis
The Lyttelton Hart-Davis Letters. Vol. 2, 1956-57 by Rupert Hart-Davis
The Lyttelton Hart-Davis Letters. Vol. 5, 1960 by Rupert Hart-Davis
Major British Writers (Enlarged Edition II) by G. B. Harrison
Map of a Nation: A Biography of the Ordnance Survey by Rachel Hewitt
Merrie England: A Journey Through the Shire by Joseph Pearce
Nightwalking: a nocturnal history of London Chaucer to Dickens by Matthew Beaumont
The Norton Anthology of English Literature: The Major Authors {generic} by M. H. Abrams
NPG Insights: Romantic Poets & Their CircleThe Romantic Poets and their Circle (National Portrait Gallery Insights) by Richard Holmes
The Observer Book of Books by Carl Wilkinson
The Opium-Eater [short story] by David Morrell
A Passionate Sisterhood: Women of the Wordsworth Circle by Kathleen Jones
Pies and Prejudice: In Search of the North by Stuart Maconie
Poems to See By: A Comic Artist Interprets Great Poetry by Julian Peters
The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth by William Wordsworth
The private library, 2nd series, vol. 9, no. 2, Summer 1976 by Private Libraries Association
Professor Borges: A Course on English Literature by Jorge Luis Borges
The Questioning Presence: Wordsworth, Keats and the Interrogative Mode in Romantic Poetry by Susan J. Wolfson
Rebels and Conservatives: Dorothy and William Wordsworth and Their Circle by Amanda M. Ellis
Recollections of a Tour Made in Scotland by Dorothy Wordsworth
Recollections of the Lakes and the Lake Poets by Thomas de Quincey
Red Sky at Night by John Barrington
Revaluation: Tradition and Development in English Poetry by F. R. Leavis
The Romantic Poets by Graham Hough
The Romantic Poets: Byron, Keats, Shelley, Wordsworth (Illustrated Poets) by Lord Byron
Romanticism: An Anthology (Blackwell Anthologies) by Duncan Wu
Romantics, Rebels and Reactionaries: English Literature and Its Background, 1760-1830 (Opus Books) by Marilyn Butler
Sexuality and the Culture of Sensibility in the British Romantic Era by Christopher C. Nagle
Shelley by Roger Ingpen
The Times Great Victorian Lives: An Era in Obituaries (Times (Times Books)) by Ian Brunskill
An Unconventional Wife: the life of Julia Sorell Arnold by Mary Hoban
Unruly Times: Wordsworth and Coleridge in Their Time by A. S. Byatt
Who's Who in Late Hanoverian Britain: 1789 To 1837 by Geoffrey Treasure
Wildly Romantic: The English Romantic Poets: The Mad, the Bad, and the Dangerous by Catherine M. Andronik
William & Lucy: A Tale of Suspicion and Love by Michael Brown
William and Dorothy - The Dove Cottage Years 1799 -1808 by Jonathan Wordsworth
William Wordsworth : a Lakeland anthology by William Wordsworth
William Wordsworth and Annette Vallon by Émile Legouis
William Wordsworth: A Life by Stephen Gill
Wordsworth by Dorothy Wellesley
Wordsworth by Margaret Drabble
Wordsworth : poetry and prose by William Wordsworth
Wordsworth and de Man: Similitude in Dissimilitude by Adam Fieled
Wordsworth in Scotland by William Wordsworth
Wordsworth poetry & prose, with essays by Coleridge, Hazlitt, De Quincey by William Wordsworth
Wordsworth's "Prelude": The Snowdon Episode by Adam Fieled
Wordsworth's Birds by Stanley Finch
Wordsworth: A Life by Juliet Barker
Wordsworths Lakeland (Britain in Old Photographs) by John Marsh
The Writer's Voice by A. Alvarez

Character description

Two voices are there: one is of the deep;

It learns the storm-cloud's thunderous melody,

Now roars, now murmurs with the changing sea,

Now bird-like pipes, now closes soft in sleep:

And one is of an old half-witted sheep
Which bleats articulate monotony,

And indicates that two and one are three,

That grass is green, lakes damp, and mountains steep:

And, Wordsworth, both are thine: at certain times

Forth from the heart of thy melodious rhymes,

The form and pressure of high thoughts will burst:

At other times -- good Lord! I'd rather be

Quite unacquainted with the A.B.C.

Than write such hopeless rubbish as thy worst.

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