At Applewaite, Near Keswick 1804 Poem by William Wordsworth

At Applewaite, Near Keswick 1804

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BEAUMONT! it was thy wish that I should rear
A seemly Cottage in this sunny Dell,
On favoured ground, thy gift, where I might dwell
In neighbourhood with One to me most dear,
That undivided we from year to year
Might work in our high Calling-a bright hope
To which our fancies, mingling, gave free scope
Till checked by some necessities severe.
And should these slacken, honoured BEAUMONT! still
Even then we may perhaps in vain implore
Leave of our fate thy wishes to fulfil.
Whether this boon be granted us or not,
Old Skiddaw will look down upon the Spot
With pride, the Muses love it evermore.

COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Ratnakar Mandlik 12 April 2019

With pride, the Muses love it evermore. Outstanding.

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