The Poetical Works Of William Wordsworth (volume 4)

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byWilliam Wordsworth

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1893. Excerpt: ... Lest alien frenzy seize thee, waxing wroth, Self-smitten till thy garments reek dyed red With thy own blood, which tears in torrents shed 5 Fail to wash out, tears flowing ere thy troth Be plighted, not to ease hut sullen sloth, Or wan despair--the ghost of false hope fled Into a shameful grave. Among thy youth, My Country! if such warning be held dear, 10 Then shall a Veteran's heart be thrilled with joy, One who would gather from eternal truth, For time and season, rules that work to cheer-- Not scourge, to save the People--not destroy. 1842. (?) VIII. Men of the Western World! in Fate's dark book Whence these opprobrious leaves of dire portent? Think ye your British Ancestors forsook Their native Land, for outrage provident; From unsubmissive necks the bridle shook 5 To give, in their Descendants, freer vent And wider range to passions turbulent, To mutual tyranny a deadlier look? Nay, said a voice, soft as the south wind's breath, Dive through the stormy surface of the flood 10 To the great current flowing underneath; Explore the countless springs of silent good; So shall the truth be better understood, And thy grieved Spirit brighten strong in i faith. IX. TO THE PENNSYLVANIANS. Days undented by luxury or sloth, Firm self-denial, manners grave and staid, Rights equal, laws with cheerfulness obeyed, Words that require no sanction from an oath, And simple honesty a common growth-- 5 This high repute, with bounteous Nature's aid, Won confidence, now ruthlessly betrayed At will, your power the measure of your troth!-- All who revere the memory of Penn Grieve for the land on whose wild woods his name 10 Was fondly grafted with a virtuous aim, Renounced, abandoned by degenerate Men For state-dishonour black as ever came To upper air from Mammon's loathsome den. 1845. x. AT BOLOGNA, I...

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1893. Excerpt: ... Lest alien frenzy seize thee, waxing wroth, Self-smitten till thy garments reek dyed red With thy own blood, which tears in torrents shed 5 Fail to wash o...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:108 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.22 inPublished:January 1, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217306721

ISBN - 13:9780217306720

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