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THE PROSE WORKS OF WILLIAM WORDSWORTH.1
TO THE QUEEN.1
WILLIAM WORDSWORTH1
PREFACE.2
VOL.  I.3
II.  ETHICAL.10
II. Advice to the Young.10
III.  OF EDUCATION.11
VOL.  II.11
I. Of Literary Biography and Monuments.11
II.  UPON EPITAPHS.12
12
IV.  DESCRIPTIVE.12
VOL.  III.13
I. Notes and Illustrations of the Poems, incorporating13
II. Letters and Extracts of Letters.15
CONTENTS OF VOL.  I.20
POLITICAL.20
ETHICAL.21
NOTES AND ILLUSTRATIONS 357-36021
I. APOLOGY FOR THE FRENCH REVOLUTION. 1793.21
MY LORD,21
APPENDIX to Bishop Watson’s Sermon.37
II.  THE CONVENTION OF CINTRA,44
ADVERTISEMENT.45
CONCERNING THE CONVENTION OF CINTRA.45
APPENDIX.158
SUSPENSION OF ARMS164
POSTSCRIPT169
179
IV.  TWO ADDRESSES TO THE FREEHOLDERS OF WESTMORELAND.189
ADVERTISEMENT.189
GENTLEMEN,197
V. OF THE CATHOLIC RELIEF BILL, 1829.225
II.  ETHICAL.233
APPENDIX TO POEMS.233
II.  ADVICE TO THE YOUNG.250
INTRODUCTION TO ‘THE FRIEND,’ VOL.  III. (1850).250
III.  OF EDUCATION.274
NOTES AND ILLUSTRATIONS.295
I. Apology for the French Revolution.295
II. The Convention of Cintra.296
II.  ETHICAL.298
THE PROSE WORKS OF WILLIAM WORDSWORTH.300
300
AESTHETICAL AND LITERARY.300
AESTHETICAL AND LITERARY.301
II.  UPON EPITAPHS.316
III.  ESSAYS, LETTERS, AND NOTES ELUCIDATORY AND CONFIRMATORY OF THE POEMS.353
OF HIS OWN POEMS AS FALSELY CRITICISED.429
OF THE INSCRIPTIONS AT COLEORTON.441
OF THE INSCRIPTIONS AT COLEORTON.444
EXCURSION IN NORTH WALES.446
IV.  DESCRIPTIVE.458
AND IN LONDON BY458
CONTENTS.458
EXCURSIONS459
DIRECTIONS AND INFORMATION FOR THE TOURIST.459
CONISTON463
ULPHA KIRK463
BUTTERMERE AND CRUMMOCK466
WASTDALE466
DESCRIPTION OF THE SCENERY OF THE LAKES.470
SECTION SECOND.488
SECTION THIRD.499
MISCELLANEOUS OBSERVATIONS.513
EXCURSIONS TO THE TOP OF SCAWFELL AND ON THE BANKS OF ULSWATER.524
ODE.534
ITINERARY OF THE LAKES, FOR THE USE OF TOURISTS.535
KENDAL AND WINDERMERE RAILWAY.539
SONNET ON THE PROJECTED KENDAL AND WINDERMERE RAILWAY.539
NOTES AND ILLUSTRATIONS.552
II. Upon Epitaphs.553
554
IV.  DESCRIPTIVE.556
END OF VOL.  II.557
CONTENTS OF VOL.  III.557
CRITICAL AND ETHICAL.558
I. Poems written in Youth.558
III. Poems founded on the Affections.558
V. Poems of the Fancy.559
VII. Miscellaneous Sonnets:  Part I.560
Part II.560
Part III.560
VIII. Memorials of a Tour in Scotland, 1803.560
IX. Memorials of a Second Tour in Scotland, 1814.560
X. Poems dedicated to National Independence and Liberty.560
XII. Memorials of a Tour in Italy, 1837.561
XIII. The River Duddon, &c.561
XV. Yarrow Revisited, &c.562
XVII. Poems composed in Tour of 1833.562
XIX. Sonnets dedicated to Liberty.563
XXI. Inscriptions.563
563
XXIV. Epitaphs and Elegiac Pieces.563
XXV. The Excursion.563
II.  LETTERS AND EXTRACTS FROM LETTERS.563
CRITICAL AND ETHICAL.565
I. POEMS WRITTEN IN YOUTH.566
FOOT-NOTES.567
II.  POEMS REFERRING TO THE PERIOD OF CHILDHOOD.574
III.  POEMS FOUNDED ON THE AFFECTIONS.579
IV.  POEMS ON THE NAMING OF PLACES.583
V. POEMS OF THE FANCY.584
VI.  POEMS OF THE IMAGINATION.588
VII.  MISCELLANEOUS SONNETS.599
PART I.599
PART II.601
PART III603
VIII.  MEMORIALS OF A TOUR IN SCOTLAND, 1803.607
IX.  MEMORIALS OF A SECOND TOUR IN SCOTLAND, 1814.609
X. POEMS DEDICATED TO NATIONAL INDEPENDENCE AND LIBERTY.610
XI.  MEMORIALS OF A TOUR ON THE CONTINENT, 1820.614
XII.  MEMORIALS OF A TOUR IN ITALY, 1837.619
XIII.  THE RIVER DUDDON:  A SERIES OF SONNETS.629
ADVERTISEMENT.648
XIV.  ECCLESIASTICAL SONNETS.652
ADVERTISEMENT.652
654
PART II.  TO THE CLOSE OF THE TROUBLES IN THE REIGN OF CHARLES I.657
PART III.  FROM THE RESTORATION TO THE PRESENT TIME.658
XV.  ‘YARROW REVISITED,’ AND OTHER POEMS.660
XVI.  EVENING VOLUNTARIES.665
XVII.  POEMS COMPOSED OR SUGGESTED DURING A TOUR IN THE SUMMER OF 1833.667
XVIII.  POEMS OF SENTIMENT AND REFLECTION.674
XIX.  SONNETS DEDICATED TO LIBERTY AND ORDER.685
XX.  MISCELLANEOUS POEMS.686
XXI.  INSCRIPTIONS.692
XXII.  SELECTIONS FROM CHAUCER MODERNISED.693
XXIII.  POEMS REFERRING TO THE PERIOD OF OLD AGE.694
XXIV.  EPITAPHS AND ELEGIAC PIECES.695
XXV.  ‘THE EXCURSION.’701
II.  LETTERS AND EXTRACTS FROM LETTERS.718
LETTER TO MISS WORDSWORTH, SEPT. 6 1790.722
LETTER TO WRANGHAM.731
LETTER TO COLERIDGE (1799):  JOURNEY FROM SOCKBURN TO GRASMERE.733
LETTER TO SIR GEORGE H. BEAUMONT, BART.739
LETTER TO SIR WALTER SCOTT.[55]744
LETTER TO REV.  FRANCIS WRANGHAM, HUNMANBY, NEAR BRIDLINGTON, YORKSHIRE.746
LETTER TO LORD LONSDALE.749
LETTER TO SOUTHEY.750
LETTER TO PROFESSOR HAMILTON, OBSERVATORY, DUBLIN.751
LETTER TO ARCHDEACON WRANGHAM.752
TO ARCHDEACON WRANGHAM.754
LETTER TO ROBERT SOUTHEY, ESQ.754
LETTER TO A FRIEND, 1821.756
LETTER TO BERNARD BARTON.758
LETTER TO ROBERT SOUTHEY.759
LETTER TO ROBERT SOUTHEY.760
TRANSLATION OF PART OF THE FIRST BOOK OF THE AENEID.[81]761
LETTER TO A NEPHEW.767
LETTER TO G. HUNTLY GORDON, ESQ.769
LETTER TO THE EARL OF LONSDALE.770
LETTER TO G. HUNTLY GORDON, ESQ.770
LETTER TO MOXON.773
LETTER TO W.R.  HAMILTON, ESQ., OBSERVATORY, NEAR DUBLIN.774
LETTER TO REV.  ALEXANDER DYCE.776
LETTER TO PROFESSOR HAMILTON, OBSERVATORY, DUBLIN.776
LETTER TO REV.  ALEXANDER DYCE.778
LETTER TO REV.  ALEXANDER DYCE.779
LETTER TO G. HUNTLY GORDON, ESQ.782
LETTER TO REV.  ALEXANDER DYCE.782
LETTER TO LADY FREDERICK BENTINCK.790
LETTER TO REV.  J.K.  MILLER, VICAR OF WALKERINGHAM.791
LETTER TO PROFESSOR HAMILTON, DUBLIN.793
LETTER TO THE REV.  DR. WORDSWORTH.796
LETTER TO PROFESSOR HAMILTON, DUBLIN.796
LETTER TO MRS. HEMANS.798
LETTER TO A NEPHEW.799
LETTER TO THE REV.  ALEXANDER DYCE.800
LETTER TO THE REV.  ALEXANDER DYCE.800
LETTER TO PROFESSOR HAMILTON, OF DUBLIN.801
LETTER TO CHARLES LAMB, ESQ.802
LETTER TO THE REV.  ALEXANDER DYCE.803
LETTER TO THE REV.  ALEXANDER DYCE.804
LETTER TO E. MOXON, ESQ.806
LETTER TO MRS. HEMANS.807
LETTER TO LIEUTENANT-GENERAL SIR WM. M. GOMM.808
LETTER TO MRS. HEMANS.808
LETTER TO THE VENERABLE ARCHDEACON WRANGHAM.809
LETTER TO THE REV.  ROBERT MONTGOMERY.810
LETTER TO JAMES STANGER, ESQ.811
LETTER TO EDWARD QUILLINAN, ESQ.813
LETTER TO THE EARL OF LONSDALE.814
LETTER TO THE REV.  ALEXANDER DYCE.815
LETTER TO SIR WILLIAM R. HAMILTON.816
LETTER TO SIR WILLIAM R. HAMILTON.817
LETTER TO HENRY REED, ESQ., PHILADELPHIA.820
LETTER TO JOHN PEACE, ESQ., CITY LIBRARY, BRISTOL.821
LETTER TO EDWARD MOXON, ESQ.822
LETTER TO LADY FREDERICK BENTINCK.822
LETTER TO THE REV.  THE MASTER OF TRINITY COLLEGE.  CAMBRIDGE.822
LETTER TO THE REV.  H. (AFTERWARDS DEAN) ALFORD.824
LETTER TO LADY FREDERICK BENTINCK.825
LETTER TO THE REV.  T. BOYLES MURRAY.826
LETTER TO LADY FREDERICK BENTINCK.827
LETTER TO LADY FREDERICK BENTINCK.828
LETTER TO HENRY REED, ESQ., PHILADELPHIA.828
LETTER TO JOHN PEACE, ESQ.830
LETTER TO JOHN PEACE, ESQ.832
LETTER TO A NEPHEW.832
LETTER TO LIEUTENANT-GENERAL SIR WM. GOMM.[190]833
LETTER TO THE RIGHT HON.  EARL DE LA WARR, LORD CHAMBERLAIN.835
LETTER TO SIR W.R.  HAMILTON, DUBLIN.838
LETTER TO PROFESSOR REED.838
LETTER TO JOSEPH COTTLE, ESQ.839
LETTER TO THE REV. (AFTERWARDS DEAN) HENRY ALFORD.[199]839
LETTER TO LADY FREDERICK BENTINCK.840
LETTER TO PROFESSOR REED.841
LETTER TO BASIL MONTAGU, ESQ.842
LETTER TO PROFESSOR REED.843
LETTER TO PROFESSOR REED.843
LETTER TO PROFESSOR REED.846
LETTER TO A NEPHEW.847
LETTER TO JOSEPH COTTLE, ESQ.848
LETTER TO PROFESSOR REED.849
LETTER TO PROFESSOR REED.850
III.  CONVERSATIONS AND PERSONAL REMINISCENCES OF WORDSWORTH.853
DUDDON EXCURSION889
PART I.920
PART II.927
NOTES AND ILLUSTRATIONS.935
INDEX.941
A.941
B.942
C.943
D.944
E.945
F.945
G.946
H.946
I.946
J.946
K.947
L.947
M.947
N.948
P.948
Q.949
R.949
S.950
T.950
U.951
V.951
W.951
Y.951
Z.951
FINIS.951
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