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"Floating Island" by Dorothy Wordsworth

Harmonious Powers with Nature work

On sky, earth, river, lake, and sea:

Sunshine and storm, whirlwind and breeze

All in one duteous task agree.

Once did I see a slip of earth, 155 more words

The Daily Poems

Notes on Dorothy Wordsworth

Grasmere Journals

  • shocking this writing was just for personal consumption between her and William Wordsworth
  • aware and compassionate of the disenfranchised
    • takes the time to talk to, help, write about them…
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The Daffodils

When we were in the woods beyond Gowbarrow park
we saw a few daffodils close to the water side.
We fancied that the lake had floated the seeds ashore… 186 more words

Found Poetry

A hand-written manuscript of William Wordsworth’s ‘I wandered lonely as a cloud’ also known as ‘Daffodils’ (1802).  © The British Library Board 065858. BL Add. MS 47864…

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Writing

Tabitha Barclay, 5

“Geef me een drankje.”

“Water?”

“Thee.”

He stood up from their table, took a few paces down the aisle but turned round and called:

“Heb je nog Engels munten?” 487 more words

First Impressions: Dorothy Wordsworth Meets Her Brother

Racedown Cottage, the first residence of William and Dorothy Wordsworth, in the Lake District

April 7, 2017

On this date William Wordsworth was born in 1770 in Cockermouth, Cumberland, UK. 619 more words

Birthdays

"I never saw daffodils so beautiful"

In Grasmere it’s easy to see why Wordsworth wrote about nature so much. The landscape of the Lake District is staggeringly dramatic: the skies often gray and misty, the rolling hills and mountains covered with grasses green and brown, and the occasional bare-branched tree. 200 more words