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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
Brothers all
In honour, as in one community,
Scholars and gentlemen.

R
Rapt into still communion that transcends
The imperfect offices of prayer and praise.
A
That which sets . . . The budding rose above the rose full blown.
N
Science appears but what in truth she is,
Not as our glory and our absolute boast,
But as a succedaneum, and a prop
To our infirmity.
K
Enough, if something from our hands have power
To live, and act, and serve the future hour;
And if, as toward the silent tomb we go,
Through love, through hope, and faith's transcendent dower,
We feel that we are greater than we know.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: The Prelude," IX
R: The Excursion, I. 215
A: The Prelude," XI
N: The Prelude, II. 212
K: The River Duddon, 34, `After-Thought'
   


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