William Wordsworth, I Wandered Lonely As A Cloud

William Wordsworth’s

‘I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud’

Junior Certificate English

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Poet William Wordsworth was born on April 7, 1770, in Cockermouth, Cumberland, England. Wordsworth’s mother died when he was 7, and he was an orphan at 13. Despite these losses, he did well at Hawkshead Grammar School—where he wrote his first poetry—and went on to study at Cambridge University. He did not excel there...

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