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 Wordsworth, Right Rev. John, D.D., LL.D.Wotton, Sir Henry 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Wordsworth, William
(b. Cockermouth, April 7th, 1770; d. Rydal Mount, April 23rd, 1850). “An Evening Walk” (printed 1793); “Descriptive Sketches” (1793); “Lyrical Ballads” [with Coleridge] (1798); “The Excursion” (1814); “The White Doe of Rylstone” (1815); “The Waggoner” (1819); “Peter Bell” (1819); “Yarrow Revisited, and other Poems” (1835); “The Borderers” (1842); and other works, including “Ecclesiastical Sketches” and “Sonnets on the River Duddon.” For Biography, see the Lives by Dr. Wordsworth, G. S. Phillips, Paxton Hood, and Myers (1881); article by Lockhart in The Quarterly Review (vol. xcii.), Crabb Robinson’s “Diary,” Julian Young’s “Reminiscences,” and Dorothy Wordsworth’s “Tour in Scotland.” For Criticism, see Shairp’s “Studies in Poetry and Philosophy,” Hutton’s Essays, Brimley’s Essays, Jeffrey’s Essays, Hazlitt’s “English Poets” and “Spirit of the Age,” Masson’s Essays, F. W. Robertson’s “Lectures and Addresses,” De Quincey’s Miscellaneous Works, Gilfillan’s “Gallery of Portraits,” Brooke’s “Theology in the English Poets,” Sir Francis Doyle’s “Lectures on Poetry,” and Knight’s “The English Lake District,” as interpreted by Wordsworth (1878). A complete edition of Wordsworth’s Prose Works, edited by the Rev. A. B. Grosart, appeared in 1875; and of his Poetical Works, edited by Mr. John Morley, in 1888. In this edition the first book of “The Recluse” was for the first time published in its entirety. Selected Poems, by Arnold (1879).   1

 Wordsworth, Right Rev. John, D.D., LL.D.Wotton, Sir Henry 


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