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William Wordsworth


English Intimate poet who’s appreciated for such poems as “Towards the Cuckoo,” “We Wandered Lonely being a Cloud,” and “Tintern Abbey.” His poetry choices are the Excursion, The Prelude, and Lyrical Ballads. He was among five children delivered to Ann Cookson Wordsworth and John Wordsworth in England’s Lake Region. He graduated from St. John’s University, Cambridge. He was extremely near his sister Dorothy, who was simply also a poet. He previously an illegitimate girl with Annette Vallon. He afterwards wedded Mary Hutchinson, with whom he previously five kids. Like his friend Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Wordsworth was a significant English Intimate poet.

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Full Name William Wordsworth
Date Of Birth April 7, 1770
Died April 23, 1850, Rydal, United Kingdom
Place Of Birth England
Profession Poet
Education Hawkshead Grammar School, St John's College, Cambridge, University of Cambridge
Nationality English, British
Spouse Mary Hutchinson
Children Dora Wordsworth, Thomas Wordsworth, Catherine Wordsworth, William "Willy" Wordsworth, John Wordsworth
Parents Ann Cookson Wordsworth, John Wordsworth
Siblings Dorothy Wordsworth, Christopher Wordsworth, John Wordsworth, Richard Wordsworth
Star Sign Aries

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1 Part of the poetic movement that wrote explicitly about Nature and Nostaligic Feelings; often labeled as "Poet of Nature."
2 Most famous poems include Tintern Abbey, Intimations Of Immortality, and I Wondered Lonely As A Cloud. Most famous and influential poetry collection entitled Lyrical Ballads.
3 Major poet of the Romantic Age in English literature (late 1700s)



The Sunday Programme 2003 TV Series poem - 1 episode
Splendor in the Grass 1981 TV Movie uncredited



Count the Ways 1975 acknowledgment: poetry courtesy of

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