William Wordsworth

William Wordsworth

Born: April 7, 1770

Died: April 23, 1850

Nationality: English

Occupation: Poet

Biography: William Wordsworth was a major English Romantic poet who, with Samuel Taylor Coleridge, helped to launch the Romantic Age in English literature with the 1798 joint publication Lyrical Ballads.

Source/Notes: To a Butterfly (I've Watched You Now a Full Half-Hour), st. 2 (1801).

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Source/Notes: To the Same Flower (the Small Celandine), st. 1 (1803).

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Source/Notes: A Narrow Girdle of Rough Stones and Crags, l. 37 (1803).