The Poetical Works Of William Wordsworth (volume 6); With A Memoir by William WordsworthThe Poetical Works Of William Wordsworth (volume 6); With A Memoir by William Wordsworth

The Poetical Works Of William Wordsworth (volume 6); With A Memoir

byWilliam Wordsworth

Paperback | January 1, 2012

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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. 1865. Excerpt: ... Abundant exercise for thought and speech, In his dividual being, self-reviewed, Self-catechized, self-punished. -- Some there are Who, drawing near their final home, and much And daily longing that the same were reached, Would rather shun than seek the fellowship Of kindred mould. -- Such haply here are laid?" "Yes," said the Priest, "the Genius of our hills-- Who seems, by these stupenduous barriers cast Round his domain, desirous not alone To keep his own, but also to exclude All other progeny -- doth sometimes lure, Even by his studied depth of privacy, The unhappy alien hoping to obtain Concealment, or seduced by wish to find, In place from outward molestation free, Helps to internal ease. Of many such Could I discourse; but as their stay was brief, So their departure only left behind Fancies, and loose conjectures. Other trace Survives, for worthy mention, of a pair Who, from the pressure of their several fates, Meeting as strangers, in a petty town Whose blue roofs ornament a distant reach Of this far-winding vale, remained as friends True to their choice; and gave their bones in trust To this loved cemetery, here to lodge, With unescutcheoned privacy interred, Far from the family vault. -- A Chieftain one By right of birth; within whose spotless breast The fire of ancient Caledonia burned: He, with the foremost whose impatience hailed The Stuart, landing to resume, by force Of arms, the crown which bigotry had lost, Aroused his clan; and, fighting at their head, With his brave sword endeavored to prevent Culloden's fatal overthrow. Escaped From that disastrous rout, to foreign shores He fled; and when the lenient hand of time Those troubles had appeased, he sought and gained, For his obscured condition, an obscure Retreat, within this nook of English ground. "The other, born ...
Title:The Poetical Works Of William Wordsworth (volume 6); With A MemoirFormat:PaperbackDimensions:100 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.21 inPublished:January 1, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217364837

ISBN - 13:9780217364836