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William Wordsworth

William Wordsworth

A poem by William Wordsworth: England iii

  England iii GREAT men have been among us; hands that penn’d And tongues that utter’d wisdom–better none: The later Sidney, Marvel, Harrington, Young Vane, and others who call’d Milton friend. These moralists could act and comprehend: They knew how ...

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A poem by William Wordsworth: Dion

  Dion . See Plutarch. Serene, and fitted to embrace, Where’er he turned, a swan-like grace Of haughtiness without pretence, And to unfold a still magnificence, Was princely Dion, in the power And beauty of his happier hour. And what ...

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A poem by William Wordsworth : Desideria

  Desideria Surprised by joy–impatient as the Wind I turned to share the transport–O! with whom But Thee, deep buried in the silent tomb, That spot which no vicissitude can find? Love, faithful love, recall’d thee to my mind– But ...

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