The Poetical Works Of William Wordsworth Volume 5; In Six Volumes by William Wordsworth

The Poetical Works Of William Wordsworth Volume 5; In Six Volumes

byWilliam Wordsworth

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1857 edition. Excerpt: ... BOOK SECOND. THE SOLITARY. ARGUMENT. The Author describes his travels with the Wanderer, whose character is further illustrated--Morning scene, and View of a Village WakeWanderer's account of a Friend whom he purposes to visit--View, from an eminence, of the Valley which his Friend had choseu for his retreat--Sound of singing from below--a funeral procession--Descent into the Valley--Observations drawn from the Wanderer at sight of a book accidentally discovered in a recess in the Valley--Meeting with the Wanderer's friend, the Solitary--Wanderer's description of the mode of burial in this mountainous district--Solitary contrasts with this, that of the individual carried a few minutes before from the cottage:--The cottage entered--Description of the Solitary's apartment -- Repast there -- View, from the window, of two mountain summits; and the Solitary's description of the companionship they afford him--Account of the departed inmate of the cottage--Description of a grand spectacle upon the mountains, with its effect upon the Solitary's mind--Leave the house. In days of yore how fortunately fared The Minstrel! wandering on from hall to hall, Baronial court or royal; cheered with gifts Munificent, and love, and ladies' praise; Now meeting on his road an armed knight, Now resting with a pilgrim by the side Of a clear brook;--beneath an abbey's roof One evening sumptuously lodged; the next, Humbly in a religious hospital; Or with some merry outlaws of the wood; Or haply shrouded in a hermit's cell. Him, sleeping or awake, the robber spared; He walked--protected from the sword of war By virtue of that sacred instrument His harp, suspended at the traveller's side; His dear companion wheresoe'er he went Opening from land to land an easy way By...

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Title:The Poetical Works Of William Wordsworth Volume 5; In Six VolumesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:154 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.33 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021713078X

ISBN - 13:9780217130783

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