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" I never saw daffodils so beautiful. They grew among the mossy stones about and about them; some rested their heads upon these stones as on a pillow for weariness ; and the rest tossed and reeled and danced... "
Dorothy Wordsworth: The Story of a Sister's Love - Page 117
by Edmund Lee - 1886 - 214 pages
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Poems in 2 Vols., Reprinted Original Ed. of 1807 Ed. with Note on ..., Volume 2

William Wordsworth - 1807
...Dorothy's Journal under that date. One exquisite detail, given by her, is Remitted by the Poet : " I never saw daffodils so beautiful. They grew among the mossy stones about and above them ; some rested their heads upon these stones, as on a pillow, for weariness; and the...
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The Athenaeum

1874
...woods below Gowbarrow Park, we saw a few daffodils close by the water-side. As we went along, there were more, and yet more ; and at last, under the boughs of the trees, we saw there were a long belt of them aloog the shore. I never saw daffodils Ťo beautiful They grew among the mossy...
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Memoirs of William Wordsworth, Volume 1

Christopher Wordsworth - 1851
...below Gow barrow Park, we saw a few daffodils close to the water-side. . . As we went along, there were more and yet more ; and at last, under the boughs...pillow ; the rest tossed, and reeled, and danced, and seemed as if they verily laughed with the wind, they looked so gay and glancing.1 1 See the Poem (vol....
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Memoirs of William Wordsworth: compiled from authentic sources; with ...

George Searle Phillips - 1852 - 312 pages
...woods before Gowbarrow Park, we saw a few daffodils close to the water-side As we went along there were more, and yet more ; and at last, under the boughs...pillow ; the rest tossed, and reeled, and danced, and seemed as if they verily laughed with the wind, they looked so gay and glancing." The poet was frequently...
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Lives of the Illustrious: (the Biographical Magazine)., Volume 2

Biography - 1852
...woods before Gpwbarrow Park, we saw a few daffodils close to the water-side. As we went along, there were more, and yet more ; and at last, under the boughs...these stones, as on a pillow ; the rest tossed, and reded, and danced, and seemed as it they verily laughed with the wind, they looted so gay and glowing."...
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Quarterly Review, Volume 92

English literature - 1853
...a magical entry in her journal : — ' There was a long belt of daffodils close to the water-side. They grew among the mossy stones about them : some...pillow ; the rest tossed, and reeled, and danced, and seemed as if they verily laughed with the wind, they looked so gay and glancing.' Few poets ever lived...
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 28

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1853
...a magical entry in her journal : — " There was a long belt of daffodils close to the water-side. They grew among the mossy stones about them : some...pillow ; the rest tossed, and reeled, and danced, and seemed as if they verily laughed with the wind, they looked so gay and glancing." Few poets ever lived...
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William Wordsworth: A Biography

Edwin Paxton Hood - 1856 - 508 pages
...woods below Gowbarrow Park, we saw a few Daffodils close to the water side. As we went along there were more and yet more ; and at last, under the boughs...pillow ; the rest tossed, and reeled, and danced, and seemed as if they verily laughed with the wind, they looked so gay and glancing." If now the reader...
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Lives of the Illustrious, Volumes 1-2

1856
...woods before Gowbarrow Park, we saw a few daffodfls close to the water-side. As we vent along, there were more, and yet more ; and at last, under the boughs...their heads on these stones, as on a pillow ; the rest totted, and reded, and danced, and teemed at it they verily laughed with the wind, they looted so gay...
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Temple Bar: A London Magazine for Town and Country Readers, Volume 77

George Augustus Sala, Edmund Yates - 1886
...Gowbarrow, we saw a few daffodils close to the water side. As we went along, there were more, and jet more, and at last, under the boughs of the trees,...mossy stones about them; some rested their heads on the stones as on a pillow, the others tossed, and reeled, and danced, and seemed as if they verily...
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