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A Flower Garden, at Coleorton Hall, Leicestershire
A whirl-blast from behind the hill
The Waterfall and the Eglantine .
The Oak and the Broom. A Pastoral
The Seven Sisters; or, the Solitude of Binnorie
Who fancied what a pretty sight .
The Redbreast chasing the Butterfly
Song for the Spinning Wheel. Founded upon a Belief prevalent among the Pastoral Vales of
Hint from the Mountains for certain Political Pretenders
On seeing a Needlecase in the Form of a Harp
To a Lady, in answer to a request that I would write her a Poem upon some Drawings that she
had made of Flowers in the Island of Madeira
Giad sight wherever new with old
The Contrast. The Parrot and the Wren
The Pilgrim's Dream; or, the Star and the Glow-worm
The Poet and the Caged Turtledove .
The Kitten and Falling Leaves .
Address to my Infant Daughter, on being reminded that she was a Month old, on that Day .
O Nightingale ! thou surely art .
Three years she grew in sun and shower
Written in March, while resting on the Bridge at the foot of Brother's Water
Lyre ! though such power do in thy magic live .
Sequel to the Foregoing, composed many Years after
Song at the Feast of Brougham Castle, upon the Restoration of Lord Clifford, the Shepherd, to
the Estates and Honours of his Ancestors
Lines, composed a few miles above Tintern Abbey, on revisiting the Banks of the Wye during
It is no Spirit who from heaven hath flown
French Revolution, as it appeared to Enthusiasts at its Commencement. Reprinted from “ The
To on her First Ascent to the Summit of Helvellyn
To a Young Lady, who had been reproached for taking long Walks in the Country
View from the top of Black Comb
Suggested by a Picture of the Bird of Paradise
Nuns fret not at their Convent's narrow room
" Beloved Vale !” I said, “ when I shall con
Pelion and Ossa flourish side by side
There is a little unpretending Rill
Her only pilot the soft breeze, the boat
The fairest, brightest, hues of ether fade
Upon the sight of a Beautiful Picture
“Why, Minstrel, these untuneful murmurings”
Aerial Rock—whose solitary brow
Written upon a Blank Leaf in “ The Complete Angler
On the Detraction which followed the Publication of a certain Poem
Grief, thou hast lost an ever ready friend
Composed in one of the Valleys of Westmoreland, on Easter Sunday
Composed on the eve of the Marriage of a Friend in the Vale of Grasmere, 1812.
From the Italian of Michael Angelo .
From the Same. To the Supreme Being
Surprised by joy-impatient as the Wind
Methought I saw the footsteps of a throne
Even so for me a Vision sanctified
It is a beauteous Evening, calm and free
Where lies the Land to which yon Ship must go ?
With Ships the sea was sprinkled far and nigh .
The world is too much with us; late and soon
A volant Tribe of Bards on earth are found
• Weak is the will of Man, his judgment blind
Scorn not the Sonnet ; Critic, you have frowned
How sweet it is, when mother Fancy rocks
From the dark chambers of dejection freed
Fair Prime of life ! were it enough to gild
I watch, and long have watched, with calm regret
I heard (alas ! 't was only in a dream)
Not Love, not War, nor the tumultuous swell
Composed after a Journey across the Hambleton Hills, Yorkshire
Those words were uttered as in pensive mood
While not a leaf seems faded; while the fields, .
How clear, how keen, how marvellously bright
There is a pleasure in poetic pains
The Shepherd, looking eastward, softly said
When haughty expectations prostrate lie, .
Hail, Twilight, sovereign of one peaceful hour
With how sad steps, 0 Moon, thou climb'st the sky!.
Even as a dragon's eye that feels the stress
The stars are mansions built by Nature's hand,
Desponding Father! mark this altered bough
Captivity.—Mary Queen of Scots
Though narrow be that old Man's cares, and near,
Four fiery steeds impatient of the rein
Brook! whose society the Poet seeks,
Composed on the Banks of a Rocky Stream
Pure element of waters! wheresoe'er
Composed upon Westminster Bridge, Sept. 3, 1802
Though the bold wings of Poesy affect .
Ye sacred Nurseries of blooming Youth ! .
Shame on this faithless heart ! that could allow
Recollection of the Portrait of King Henry Eighth, Trinity Lodge, Cambridge
On the Death of His Majesty (George the Third) .
Fame tells of groves—from England far away-
Composed among the Ruins of a Castle in North Wales
To the Lady E. B. and the Hon. Miss P.
To the Torrent at the Devil's Bridge, North Wales, 1824 .
pret man Philoctetes in the Lemnian isle
while Anna's peers and early playmates tread .
A Grave-stone upon the Floor in the Cloisters of Worcester Cathedral
Roman Antiquities discovered at Bishopstone, Herefordshire
Chatsworth ' thy stately mansion, and the pride
Why art thou silent! Is thy love a plant .
To B. R. Haydon, on seeing his Picture of Napoleon Buonaparte on the Island of St. Helena
A Poet!-He hath put his heart to school
The most alluring clouds that mount the sky
On a Portrait of the Duke of Wellington upon the Field of Waterloo, by Haydon
Composed on a May Morning, 1838
Lo! where she stands fixed in a saint-like trance
Hark! 'tis the Thrush, undaunted, undeprest
'Tis He whose yester-evening's high disdain
Oh what a Wreck ! how changed in mien and speech !.
Intent on gathering wool from hedge and brake .
To the Rev. Christopher Wordsworth, D.D., Master of Harrow School.
Wansfell ! this Household has a favoured lot.
While beams of orient light shoot wide and high
In my mind's eye a Temple like a cloud
On the projected Kendal and Windermere Railway
Proud were ye, Mountains, when, in times of old
MEMORIALS OF A TOUR IN SCOTLAND, 1803.
Departure from the Vale of Grasmere, August, 1803 .
At the Grave of Burns, 1803. Seven Years after his Death .
Thoughts suggested the Day following, on the Banks of Nith, near the Poet's Residence
To the Sons of Burns, after visiting the Grave of their Father
Ellen Irwin : or, the Braes of Kirtle .
Glen-Almain ; or, the Narrow Glen .
Address to Kilchurn Castle, upon Loch Awe.
Sonnet in the Pass of Killicranky
The Matron of Jedborough and her Husband
Fly, some kind Harbinger, to Grasmere-dale !
MEMORIALS OF A TOUR IN SCOTLAND, 1814.
Composed at Cora Linn, in sight of Wallace's Tower .
Effusion, in the Pleasure-ground on the banks of the Bran, near Dunkeld