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William Wordsworth

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Published by Sterling Pub. Co. in New York .
Written in English


  • Children"s poetry, English,
  • English poetry

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About the Edition

An illustrated collection of nineteen popular poems by William Wordsworth, who was the poet laureate of England in the mid-nineteenth century. Includes an introduction to the poet"s life and work.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementedited by Alan Liu ; illustrated by James Muir.
SeriesPoetry for young people
ContributionsLiu, Alan, 1953-, Muir, James, ill.
LC ClassificationsPR5852 .L6 2003
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p. :
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3673413M
ISBN 100806982772
LC Control Number2003006163

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Summary. A lilting passage evokes the mood of solitude. The subject of the poet's habitual contemplation is humanity. Wordsworth laments that it is not life's pains that are our worst affliction; the chief cause of despair is our winning a little fame after constant and unending labor. This book is the first to present Wordsworth's greatest poem in all three of its separate forms. It reprints, on facing pages, the version of "The Prelude" was was completed in , together with the much-revised work published after the poet's death in /5. Poet William Wordsworth was born on April 7, , in Cockermouth, Cumberland, England. Wordsworth’s mother died when he was 7, and he was an orphan at Born: Apr 07, Book Fifth-Books by William Contemplation like the nightcalm feltThrough earth and sky spreads widely and sends deepInto the soul its tranquillising power. Page28%.