William Wordsworth

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Noun1.William Wordsworth - a romantic English poet whose work was inspired by the Lake District where he spent most of his life (1770-1850)William Wordsworth - a romantic English poet whose work was inspired by the Lake District where he spent most of his life (1770-1850)
lake poets - English poets at the beginning of the 19th century who lived in the Lake District and were inspired by it
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For though what may be called professed Wordsworthians, including Matthew Arnold, found a value in all that remains of him-- could read anything he wrote, "even the 'Thanksgiving Ode,'-- everything, I think, except 'Vaudracour and Julia,'"--yet still the decisiveness of such selections as those made by Arnold himself, and now by Professor Knight, hint at a certain very obvious difference of level in his poetic work.
It could, perhaps, be seen as a test of sorts, sifting the Wordsworthians from those who are happy to forgo the easy thrill of high-altitude views and dramatics in favour of a subtler tale of soggy fringes and inbetween lands.
Wordsworthians will be shocked, amused, challenged or entertained.