I want to read Keats and Wordsworth, Hemingway, George Orwell.
At any rate, it invites the complaint that Byron made to Wordsworth: “I wish he would explain his Explanation.”
I rush from the boat races to the Rugby field and from there to a date with a Bengalese beauty who lectures on Wordsworth.
Wordsworth may be the greater teacher; for many of us he has opened a new world: he has touched the deepest springs of our nature.
Wordsworth's "Kitten and the Falling Leaves," is in the high, moralizing style.
Thus Wordsworth shrank back into Toryism, as it were, from a Shelleyan extreme of pantheism as yet disembodied.
But, as Wordsworth reminds us, these ever-youthful waters have their gladsome notes.
Shades of Rousseau and Wordsworth, to mention the nightingale and the ortolans in one breath!
We are glad to perceive that he early appreciated Wordsworth.
It is all very well for a middle-aged man to worship Wordsworth and calm philosophy.