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The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth, Volume 4   By: (1770-1850)

The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth, Volume 4 by William Wordsworth

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THE POETICAL WORKS OF WILLIAM WORDSWORTH

Edited by

WILLIAM KNIGHT

VOL. IV

[ILLUSTRATION]

=London= Macmillan and Co., Ltd. New York: Macmillan & Co. 1896

CONTENTS

1806

PAGE To the Spade of a Friend 2

Character of the Happy Warrior 7

The Horn of Egremont Castle 12

A Complaint 17

Stray Pleasures 18

Power of Music 20

Star gazers 22

"Yes, it was the mountain Echo" 25

"Nuns fret not at their convent's narrow room" 27

Personal Talk 30

Admonition 34

"'Beloved Vale!' I said, 'when I shall con'" 35

"How sweet it is, when mother Fancy rocks" 36

"Those words were uttered as in pensive mood" 37

"With how sad steps, O Moon, thou climb'st the sky" 38

"The world is too much with us; late and soon" 39

"With Ships the sea was sprinkled far and nigh" 40

"Where lies the Land to which yon Ship must go?" 41

To Sleep 42

To Sleep 43

To Sleep 43

To the Memory of Raisley Calvert 44

"Methought I saw the footsteps of a throne" 46

Lines composed at Grasmere, during a walk one Evening, after a stormy day, the Author having just read in a Newspaper that the dissolution of Mr. Fox was hourly expected 47

November, 1806 49

Address to a Child 50

"Brook! whose society the Poet seeks" 52

"There is a little unpretending Rill" 53

1807

To Lady Beaumont 57

A Prophecy. February, 1807 59

Thought of a Briton on the Subjugation of Switzerland 60

To Thomas Clarkson, on the final passing of the Bill for the Abolition of the Slave Trade, March, 1807 62

The Mother's Return 63

Gipsies 65

"O Nightingale! thou surely art" 67

"Though narrow be that old Man's cares, and near" 68

Composed by the side of Grasmere Lake. 1807 73

In the Grounds of Coleorton, the Seat of Sir George Beaumont, Bart., Leicestershire 74

In a Garden of the same 76

Written at the request of Sir George Beaumont, Bart., and in his name, for an Urn, placed by him at the termination of a newly planted Avenue in the same Grounds 78

For a Seat in the Groves of Coleorton 80

Song at the Feast of Brougham Castle 82

1808

The White Doe of Rylstone 100

The Force of Prayer 204

Composed while the Author was engaged in writing a Tract, occasioned by the Convention of Cintra... Continue reading book >>


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