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(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 Robinsons Diary, Julian Youngs Reminiscences, and Dorothy Wordsworths Tour in Scotland. For Criticism, see Shairps Studies in Poetry and Philosophy, Huttons Essays, Brimleys Essays, Jeffreys Essays, Hazlitts English Poets and Spirit of the Age, Massons Essays, F. W. Robertsons Lectures and Addresses, De Quinceys Miscellaneous Works, Gilfillans Gallery of Portraits, Brookes Theology in the English Poets, Sir Francis Doyles Lectures on Poetry, and Knights The English Lake District, as interpreted by Wordsworth (1878). A complete edition of Wordsworths 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).