chapter  3
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Preoccupations, and Ways o f Reading Them

The Romantic poets, with the exception o f Blake, have always been celebrated for their love o f nature.1 W ordsworth in particular described it with inexhaustible enthusiasm, seeing

In nature and the language o f the sense The anchor o f my purest thoughts, the nurse, The guide, the guardian o f my heart, and soul O f all my moral being.