"Literature is news that STAYS news."
Literature, Philosophy, History, and
Thoughts on Language and Writing
William Wordsworth (1770 1850)
Lyrical Ballads, with a Few Other Poems
Lyrical Ballads, with Other Poems
Poems, in Two Volumes
Guide to the Lakes
Laodamia (revised 1845)
The world is too much with us; late and soon,
Getting and spending, we lay waste our powers:
Little we see in Nature that is ours;
We have given our hearts away, a sordid boon!