... pensive solitude , Her unsuspecting eye , perchance , With the rude Shepherd '
s favoured glance , Beholds the Faeries in array , Whose party - coloured
garments gay The silent company betray ; Red , green , and blue ; a moment ' s
Land sometimes by the roving shepherd swain ( Like the bright confines of
another world ) Not doubtfully perceived . — Look homeward now ! In depth , in
height , in circuit , how serene The spectacle , how pure ! — Of Nature ' s works ,
I stood in various thoughts and fancies lost , When one , who was in Shepherd ' s
garb attired , Came up the Hollow : - Him did I accost , And what this place might
be I then inquired . The Shepherd stopped , and that same story told Which in ...
Gray - headed Shepherd , thou hast spoken well ; Small difference lies between
thy creed and mine : This Beast not unobserved by Nature fell ; His death was
mourned by sympathy divine . The Being , that is in the clouds and air , That is in
Henry , the subject of the Poem , was deprived of his estate and honours during
the space of twenty - four years ; all which time he lived as a shepherd in
Yorkshire , or in Cumberland , where the estate of his Father - in - law ( Sir
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My favorite is "Solitary Reaper". When I first read it, I fell in love with the poem. It's like Wordsworth wrote it for me only.
I always feel understood and totally embraced everytime I read this poem and walk away with a full heart.