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by F. W. H. Myers
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1919. The life of Wordsworth, who was a defining member of the English Romantic Movement. Like other Romantics, Wordsworth's personality and poetry were deeply influenced by his love of nature, especially by the sights and scenes of the Lake Country, in which he spent most of his mature life. A profoundly earnest and sincere thinker, he displayed a high seriousness tempered with tenderness and a love of simplicity. Contents: Birth and Education-Cambridge; Residence in London and in France; Miss Wordsworth-Lyrical Ballads-Settlement at Grasmere; The English Lakes; Marriage-Society-Highland Tour; Sir George Beaumont-Death of John Wordsworth; Happy Warrior and Patriotic Poems; Children-Life at Rydal Mount-The Excursion; Poetic Diction-Laodamia-Evening Ode; Natural Religion; Italian Tour Ecclesiastical Sonnets; Political Views; Laureateship; and Letters on the Kendal and Windermere Railway. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.
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