William Wordsworth

The Prelude


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Among monuments of narrative poetry, The Prelude; or, Growth of a Poet's Mind, by William Wordsworth, occupies a unique place. Wordsworth pu…

Lyrical Ballads (1798)


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Lyrical Ballads, with a Few Other Poems is a collection of poems by William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge, first published in 1798 …

In the Nursery of My Bookhouse


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Full of delightful nursery rhymes, charming poems and engaging stories, folk and fairy tales, this is the first volume of the "My Bookh…

I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud


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This was the weekly poetry project for 14 May 2006. Spring’s flowers come and go all too quickly, but Wordsworth’s classic poem reminds us …

Short Poetry Collection 001


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Librivox’s Short Poetry Collection 001: a collection of 29 public-domain poems.

The Recluse


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In the prefatory advertisement to the First Edition of the Prelude, 1850, it is stated that that poem was designed to be introductory to the…

LibriVox 8th Anniversary Collection


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For the past few years we have celebrated the anniversary of LibriVox with a collection loosely themed on the number of the anniversary year…

Vintage Verse Rhapsody: A Poetry Collection


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A collection of poetry selected and performed by Bob Gonzalez, rhapsode. Rhapsodes of Ancient Greece were “song-stitchers,” performing selec…

LibriVox 6th Anniversary Collection


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What do you do for a sixth anniversary? We challenged our readers to find any short works which had 'six' in the title - in any language. Th…

Romantic Poetry Collection 001


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A collection of romatic poems for St Valentine's day.

Prefaces and Prologues to Famous Books


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Charles W. Eliot, 21st President of Harvard University, edited this volume of prefaces ... authored by a Who's Who of World Literature: Baco…

Short Poetry Collection 002


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Librivox’s Short Poetry Collection 002: a collection of 22 public-domain poems.

Short Story Collection Vol. 057


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LibriVox’s Short Story Collection 057: a collection of 20 short works of fiction in the public domain read by a group of LibriVox members. …

Lines Written in Early Spring


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LibriVox volunteers bring you 15 different recordings of Lines Written in Early Spring by William Wordsworth. This was the weekly poetry pro…

Short Poetry Collection 139


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This is a collection of 24 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for December 2014.

Long Poems Collection 005


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Long Poems Collection 005: a collection of 10 public-domain poems longer than 5 minutes in length.

Long Poems Collection 007


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LibriVox’s Long Poems Collection 007: a collection of 15 public domain poems greater than 10 minutes in length. Meta-Coordinator/Cataloging:…

She Dwelt among the Untrodden Ways


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LibriVox volunteers bring you 13 recordings of She Dwelt among the Untrodden Ways by William Wordsworth. This was the weekly poem for the w…

LibriVox 7th Anniversary Collection


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To celebrate the 7 years of LibriVox , readers from all around the world have recorded 77 works they have selected, all of which have 7 in …

Christmas Poetry and Hymn Collection


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This collection includes 40 different Christmas carols collected and read by Douglas D. Anderson, the creator of The Hymns and Carols of Chr…

The River Duddon: A Series of Sonnets


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Located in a part of Cumbria that was once part of Lancashire, the River Duddon rises in the high fells of the Lake District and flows for 2…

Recordings on MP3 players and other portable devices (Written in March)


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This is a project which will allow us to compare recording quality of different mp3 players and portable recording devices. Each reader has …

The Ontario Readers: Third Book


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The Ontario Readers is a school book first published in 1919, by the Ontario Ministry of Education, containing short excerpts of literary wo…

Eighteenth Century Poetry and Prose


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A collection of prose and poetry written principally in the 18th Century. These works of world literature are written in the English languag…

Long Poems Collection 006


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LibriVox’s Long Poems Collection 006: a collection of 17 public-domain poems longer than 5 minutes in length.

Old Man Travelling; Animal Tranquillity and Decay


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LibriVox volunteers bring you 16 recordings of Old Man Travelling; Animal Tranquillity and Decay, a Sketch by William Wordsworth. This was t…

The Excursion


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The Excursion: Being a portion of The Recluse, a Poem is a long poem by Romantic poet William Wordsworth and was first published in 1814. It…

Short Poetry Collection 096


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This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers for the months of April and May 2011.

Microphone Showdown


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This is a project which will allow readers and listeners to compare the recording quality of a wide variety of recording devices. It is a se…

Short Poetry Collection 119


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This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers for April 2013.

Travels in Lancashire


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A collection of fiction, non-fiction and poetry on travels in Lancashire, England, with occasional sorties into adjacent counties. - Summary…

Short Poetry Collection 110


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This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers for July 2012.

Short Poetry Collection 063


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LibriVox’s Short Poetry Collection 063: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

Short Poetry Collection 101


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This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers for October 2011.

Short Poetry Collection 114


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This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers for November 2012.

Short Poetry Collection 168


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This is a collection of 40 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for May 2017.

Short Poetry Collection 105


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This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers for February 2012.

Short Poetry Collection 023


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Librivox’s Short Poetry Collection 023: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

Short Poetry Collection 013


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Librivox’s Short Poetry Collection 013: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

Short Poetry Collection 022


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Librivox’s Short Poetry Collection 022: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

Short Poetry Collection 128


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This is a collection of 29 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for January 2014.

Composed Among the Ruins of a Castle in North Wales


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In celebration of Saint David's Day 2016 (or Dydd Dewi Sant), Librivox.org presents multiple readings of Composed Among the Ruins of a Castl…

Poetry Miscellany 01


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As we get older, many of us return to youthful memories of poems once significant to us. Outside their association with our youth, we may wo…

The Cottager to Her Infant


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Wordsworth was a defining member of the English Romantic Movement. Like other Romantics, Wordsworth’s personality and poetry were deeply inf…

Short Poetry Collection 081


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This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers during the month of July 2009.

Short Poetry Collection 103


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This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers for December 2011.

Short Poetry Collection 066


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LibriVox's Short Poetry Collection 066: a collection of 20 public-domain poems, selected and read by Librivox volunteers.

Short Poetry Collection 007


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Librivox’s Short Poetry Collection 007: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

Short Poetry Collection 159


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This is a collection of 30 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for August 2016.

Short Poetry Collection 164


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This is a collection of 27 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for January 2017.

Short Poetry Collection 166


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This is a collection of 36 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for March 2017.

Short Poetry Collection 062


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LibriVox's New Short Poetry Collection 062: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

Local Color Collection Vol. 001


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In this celebration of diversity, learn about the myriad histories and cultures behind our volunteers. (summary by Eric Ray)

Short Poetry Collection 174


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This is a collection of 45 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for November 2017.

Short Poetry Collection 100


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This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers for September 2011.

Peter Bell: A Tale


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A ne'er-do-well's life is changed by an encounter with a stubborn animal. - Summary by Matthew Schneider

Short Poetry Collection 155


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This is a collection of 31 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for April 2016.

Rainbow Gold: Poems Old and New Selected for Boys and Girls


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This collection of poems, selected by Sara Teasdale, a talented poet in her own right, is made to appeal to children, both girls and boys. T…

Short Poetry Collection 182


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This is a collection of 41 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for July 2018.

Short Poetry Collection 108


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This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers for May 2012.

Long Poems Collection 008


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LibriVox’s Long Poems Collection 008: a collection of 14 public-domain poems longer than 10 minutes in length.

Short Poetry Collection 143


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This is a collection of 29 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for April 2015.

Short Poetry Collection 080


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This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers for the month of June 2009.

Short Poetry Collection 041


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LibriVox’s Short Poetry Collection 041: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

Short Poetry Collection 181


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This is a collection of 35 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for June 2018. Translated poems: The Bride of Corinth, by Johann Wo…

Short Poetry Collection 051


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LibriVox’s Short Poetry Collection 051: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

Short Poetry Collection 079


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This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers for the month of May 2009

Short Poetry Collection 053


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LibriVox’s Short Poetry Collection 053: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

Short Poetry Collection 021


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Librivox’s Short Poetry Collection 021: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

Short Poetry Collection 091


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This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers for the month of September and October 2010.

Short Poetry Collection 172


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This is a collection of 38 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for September 2017.

Short Poetry Collection 177


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This is a collection of 23 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for February 2018

Short Poetry Collection 026


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LibriVox’s Short Poetry Collection 026: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

Short Poetry Collection 154


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This is a collection of 35 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for March 2016.

Short Poetry Collection 060


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LibriVox's Short Poetry Collection 060: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

Short Poetry Collection 138


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This is a collection of 25 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for November 2014.

Short Poetry Collection 190


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This is a collection of 50 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for March 2019.

A Place Of Burial In The South Of Scotland


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This poem is part of the "Ecclesiastical Sonnets," writen by Wordsworth between 1821 - 22. - Summary by David Lawrence

Short Poetry Collection 046


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LibriVox's Short Poetry Collection 046: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

Short Poetry Collection 180


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This is a collection of 50 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for May 2018.

Short Poetry Collection 184


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This is a collection of 38 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for September 2018.

Short Poetry Collection 189


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This is a collection of 41 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for February 2019.

Short Poetry Collection 078


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This is a collection of poems read by Librivox volunteers during the month of April 2009.