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Lyrical Ballads with Other Poems, 1800, Vol. I.

By Wordsworth, William

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Title: Lyrical Ballads with Other Poems, 1800, Vol. I.  
Author: Wordsworth, William
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Language: English
Subject: Fiction, Literature, Literature & drama
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Preface: The First Volume of these Poems has already been submitted to general perusal. It was published, as an experiment which, I hoped, might be of some use to ascertain, how far, by fitting to metrical arrangement a selection of the real language of men in a state of vivid sensation, that sort of pleasure and that quantity of pleasure may be imparted, which a Poet may rationally endeavour to impart.

Table of Contents
Contents PREFACE ........................................................................................................................................... 5 EXPOSTULATION AND REPLY .................................................................................................... 22 THE TABLES TURNED................................................................................................................... 23 ANIMAL TRANQUILLITY & DECAY ............................................................................................... 24 THE COMPLAINT OF A FORSAKEN INDIAN WOMAN ........................................................... 24 THE COMPLAINT, etc. .................................................................................................................... 24 THE LAST OF THE FLOCK............................................................................................................ 26 LINES—Nay, Traveller! rest. This lonely yew-tree stands ............................................................... 29 THE FOSTER-MOTHER’S TALE ................................................................................................... 30 GOODY BLAKE & HARRY GILL, ................................................................................................. 32 ATRUE STORY ............................................................................................................................... 32 THE THORN..................................................................................................................................... 35 WE ARE SEVEN .............................................................................................................................. 42 ANECDOTE for FATHERS, ............................................................................................................. 44 LINES................................................................................................................................................ 45 THE FEMALE VAGRANT............................................................................................................... 46 SIMON LEE, THE OLD HUNTSMAN, ............................................................................................. 53 LINES Written in early Spring .......................................................................................................... 56 The NIGHTINGALE .......................................................................................................................... 57 LINES Written when sailing in a Boat At EVENING...................................................................... 59

 
 



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