William's great autobiographical poem "The Prelude circulated among friends and family. We set off after dinner from Eusemere. The famously "healthy" poet is forever being reported as unwell by his sister, "worn to death" in her eyes by his efforts at composition, but also afflicted by piles or - that horror of bucolic life - toothache. (A fragment of her Alfoxden Journal, as transcribed by a later editor, survives and is included in this edition.) So it is with sustaining delight that, in the Grasmere Journal, she describes what was often a life of austerity or discomfort. Retrieved 06:03, August 07, 2018, from.
Krakauers Journalistic Approach
We had a glass of warm rum and water. There was here and there a little knot and a few stragglers a few yards higher up but they were so few as not to disturb the simplicity and unity and life of that one busy highway. Excerpt from Dorothy Wordsworth's, this excerpt taken from, journals of Dorothy Wordsworth: The Alfoxden Journal 1798, The Grasmere Journals,. With her characteristic blend of candour and reticence, Dorothy recalls her emotion when two men run up to the house "to tell us it was over". He brought out a volume of Enfield's Speaker, another miscellany, and an odd volume of Congreve's plays. We got over into a field to avoid some cowspeople working, a few primroses by the roadside, woodsorrel flower, the anemone, scentless violets, strawberries, and that starry yellow flower which Mrs.
(A fragment of her, alfoxden. Probably you already have to know something about the. Wordsworths and their lives. This excerpt taken from. Journals of, dorothy, wordsworth : The, alfoxden.