In the evening after tea William wrote Alice Fell. We read the review, etc. Walked backwards and forwards between Goody Bridge and Butterlip How. The Grasmere Journal and Wordsworth's other works revealed how vital she was to her brother's success. They disputed about Ben Jonson. Attempted Fairfield, but misty, and we went no further than Green Head Gill to the sheepfold ; mild, misty, beautifully soft. He was as pale as a ghost, and he did not suffer the horse to gang quicker than a snail could crawl.
The landscape was fading : sheep and lambs quiet among the rocks. Her mother followed the last cart with a lovely child, perhaps about a year old, at her back, and a good-looking girl, about fifteen years old, walked beside her. We rested again in the Water Hillock Lane. The woman told us of the riches of a Mr. He brought us letters from Coleridge, Mrs.
I have set Molly on to clean the garden a little, and I myself have walked. We went late to bed. A heart-rending letter from Coleridge. For the past 10 years she has been the Education Officer, developing and delivering a diverse programme of educational workshops and resources. I was sick and ill and obliged to come home soon. Clark- son knew a clergyman and his wife who brought up ten children upon a curacy, sent two sons to college, and he left ,1000 when he died. There had been much rain in the night.
Discovering Wordsworth came to nothing less than discovering that I was not alone in the world, that I never need be so again as long as I had books. They laughed long after we were gone, perhaps half in wantonness, half boldness. Wm and I took a long walk in the rain. We were a good while in the orchard in the morning. In the evening Miss Simpson brought us a letter from M.
I wrote it down and the other poems, and I read them all over to him. The lake was foamy with white waves. Thomas Ashburner could not go to Keswick. I worked and read the L. Wilkinson came in while we were at dinner. After tea I read to William that account of the little boy belonging to the tall woman, and an unlucky thing it was, for he could not escape from those very words, and so he could not write the poem.
I talked a while, and then gave him a piece of cold bacon and some money. Even Dorothy acquiesced, when faced with six orphaned children she learned that for everything there is a season, even that women should speak their mind as authors for the sake of the innocent. We walked on Butterlip How under the wind. The title was afterwards changed to John Woodvitt. He lay down in the afternoon till 7 o'clock, but could not sleep. After dinner I sate 2 hours in the orchard.
We stopped at Park's to get some straw round Wm. John Gill passed us with his cart ; we sate on. Both embraced the idea of beauty, but where Dorothy thought it meant bending to the adoration of men through keeping silent In the political realm; Mary Wollstonecraft felt the rights of women needed to become focused. She is presenting an argument — a lens — through which the audience will understand D. We rested again and again. The entry moves from the mundane to offer some profound and deep thoughts, before moving back to the mundane again.
We set off after dinner from Eusemere. Coleridge walked with us to Threlkeld. Can't he have more mammas than one? Friday 23 rd April 1802. In the meantime I read the remainder of Lessing. This makes me want to book the next plane for the Lake District! The journals she kept at Alfoxden, in 1798, where her brother and Coleridge were composing the Lyrical Ballads and at Grasmere from 1800 to 1803, when she and Wordsworth were living at Dove Cottage are printed here for the first time as Dorothy wrote them. We went into the house when they left us, and Wm.
Because it contains some of the finest descriptions of nature in the English language. The air was become still, the lake was of a bright slate colour, the hills darkening. Dorothy's works came to light just as literary critics were beginning to re-examine. Read a part of Lamb's Play. There were several new flowers out, but I had no pleasure in looking at them. I pulled a bunch of the taller celandine. Clarkson was as proud of it himself as he well could be.