Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Choice word and measured phrase, above the reach
Of ordinary men; a stately speech;
Such as grave livers do in Scotland use,
William Wordsworth (1770-1850), British poet. Resolution and Independence (l. 95-97). . .
The Poems; Vol. 1 [William Wordsworth]. John O. Hayden, ed. (1977, repr. 1990) Penguin Books.