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William Wordsworth
(1770-1850) born on
Apr 07
English poet. His "Lyrical Ballads," 1798 are noted for their worship of nature and humanitarianism; poet laureate, 1843-50.
         
   
F
A youth to whom was given
So much of earth - so much of heaven,
And such impetuous blood.

R
My brain
Worked with a dim and undetermined sense
Of unknown modes of being.
A
All good poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings: it takes its origin from emotion recollected in tranquillity.
N
Suffering is permanent, obscure, and dark, And shares the nature of infinity.
K
Strongest minds
Are often those of whom the noisy world
Hears least.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Ruth."
R: "The Prelude," I. 391
A: "Preface to Lyrical Ballads," 2nd ed., 1801.
N: "'The Borderers."
K: "The Excursion."
   


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