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Toil, small as pigmies in the gulf profound.
Evening Walk, 163.
Idle Shepherd-Boys, 69–70. Bishops and Priests, think what a gulf profound. Eccl. Sonnets, III. xvi. 12. A gulf profound as that Serbonian bog.
P. L. ii. 592.
Evening Walk, 218-31.
The swan, with arched neck
P. L. vii. 438–9; cf. c. 279.
Hear at morn
Ib. (1793 ed.), 267-8.
uses nine times; cf. P. L. iii. 75, v. 597.)
Ib. (1793 ed.), 382-3.
P. L. 1. 784-6.
P. L. vii. 229.
Desc. Sketches, 475.
Eccl. Sonnets, II. xxii. 5-6.
P. L. viii. 618-19. 1 These parallels are nearly all taken from a collection of material regarding Wordsworth's debt to Milton, undertaken at Cornell University by Mrs. Alice M. Dunbar of Wilmington, Delaware, under the direction of Mr. Lane Cooper, who called my attention to the work. They are published here for the first time by the very kind consent of Mrs. Dunbar, whose list contains many more.
P. L. ii. 592.
Dim religious groves embow'r.
Desc. Sketches (1793 ed.), 124. Casting a dim religious light.
P. L. i. 3034.
usually of trees.)
Evening Walk (1793 ed.), 318.
Guilt and Sorrow, 492–3.
P. L. vi. 329-30.
... Darken'd so, yet shone Above them all the Archangel; but his face.
P. L. i. 592-600.
Simon Lee, 25. And, the change!
Mother's Return, 53. And partner of my loss. — heavy change!
Excursion, iii. 669. But, О the heavy change, now thou art gone!
Lycidas, 37 Suffer my genial spirits to decay.
Tintern Abbey, 113.
Redbreast chasing the Butterfly, 12-14.
The dull swain Treads on it daily with his clouled shoon.
(Of a flower in each case.) The beetle panoplied in gems and gold, A mailèd angel on a battle-day.
Stanzas in “Castle of Indolence," 60-61. Up rose the victor Angels, and to arms The matin trumpet sung; in arms they stood Of golden panoply, refulgent host. ... He, in celestial panoply all arm'd Of radiant Urim, work divinely wrought.
P. L. vi. 525–7, 700-1.
P. L. ii. 271, vi. 475.
lark,” 23.) To overleap At will the crystal battlements ... O'er Limbo lake with aëry flight to steer, And on the verge of Chaos hang in fear. Departure from Grasmere, 5-12.
Thou art ...
P. L. 2. 742.
The “trumpery” that ascends in bare display-
Eccl. Sonnets, II. xxviii. 6-9.
P. L. iv. 181-2.
P. L. 1. 225.
P. L. ii. 407
P. L. ii. 917-19.
P. L. iii. 474-5, 490-5.
Ode to Duty, 1.
P. L. ix. 652–3.
“When, to the attractions,” 81–2. Changes oft His couchant watch.
P. L. iv. 405-6.
35; “Long has the dew,” 5; White Doe, i. 203.) Alas! what boots it? — who can hide?
The Waggoner, 702. Alas! what boots the long laborious quest?
Tyrolese Sonnets, iv. 1. “What boots,” continued she, "to mourn?”
Egyptian Maid, 97. What boots the sculptured tomb?
Excursion, vi. 615. * Alas! what boots it with uncessant care?
Lycidas, 64. The gift of this adventurous song.
The Waggoner, 784. Invoke thy aid to my advenťrous song.
P. L. i. 13. The earth is all before me.
Prelude, i. 14.
P. L. xii. 646.
Raptures of the lyre;
Excursion, vii. 535-6.
To the Clouds, 60-61.
Prelude, i. 511.
P. L. viii. 83.
Characteristics of a Child, 12-13. For solitude sometimes is best society.
P. L. ix. 249. Her pealing organ was my neighbour too.
Prelude, iii. 57. There let the pealing organ blow.
Ib. i. 232–3.
Ib. ii. 294-5.
Ib. iv. 331.
Ib. vi. 174.
This is, in truth, heroic argument.
Prelude, iii. 184. Argument Not less but more heroic.
P. L. ix. 13-14; cf. 28–9.
Ib. iii. 287-8.
P. L. vii. 27-8.
(Of Milton in each case.) Grain-tinctured, drenched in empyrean light.
Ib. iv. 328.
P. L. 1. 285.
P. L. viii. 528.
Ib. v. 200. In prose or numerous verse.
P. L. v. 150. Her brood, Though fledged and feathered.
Ib. v. 246—7.
P. L. vii. 418-20.
Ib. v. 347-9.
Ib. vi. 197-8.
P. L. v. 310-11.
Ib. vi. 714-15.
P. L. i. 63. Lead his voice through many a maze.
Ib. vii. 555.
Ib. viii. 75–7.
P. L. ix. 439-41.
Ib. viii. 81. Of mountain-quiet and boon nature's grace.
Eccl. Sonnets, I. i. 4.
But Nature boon
P. L. iv. 242-3.
P. L. i. 783-4.
Such opposition as aroused
Why in the east
P. L. xi. 203-7.
Ib. viii. 680.
Ib. X. 522–3.
P. L. iii. 57
it five times as a noun and once as an adjective.) And thou, O flowery field Of Enna!
Ib. xi. 419-20.
P. L. iv. 268-9.
Ib. xiii. 229. With gay religions full of pomp and gold.
P. L. 2. 372. That broods Over the dark abyss.
Ib, xiv. 71-2.
P. L. 1.21.
Ib. xiv. 119-20.
P. L. v. 486–8.
P. L. ii. 622.
P. L. iii. 593-4.
Ib. xiv, 245-6.
P. L. ix. 490-1.
Sonnet, “Methought I saw," 1. Methought I saw my late espoused saint.
Sonnet, “Methought I saw," 1. (But cf. Ralegh's sonnet on the Faerie Queene.) His genius shook the buskined stage.
Seat in Coleorton, 16. Ennobled hath the buskin'd stage.
Penseroso, 102. Her duty is to stand and wait.
White Doe, iv. 132. They also serve who only stand and wait.
Sonnet on his Blindness, 14.
Ib. iv. 223-4.
Ib. vii. 57.
P. L. ix. 1117.