The Grasmere Journals | Study Guide

Dorothy Wordsworth

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Book 1, 1800 (May–July) On May 14, 1800, Dorothy Wordsworth walks with her brothers John and William as far as Low-Wood Bay and bids them farewe... Read More
Book 1, 1800 (August–September) William and Coleridge visit Keswick, and while they are gone Dorothy papers William's bedroom. Despite the heat, the thr... Read More
Book 1, 1800 (October–December) Dorothy writes that she and William "corrected the last sheet" and that on a walk to Ambleside on October 3, William tol... Read More
Book 2, 1801 (October–December) In October 1801, Dorothy describes a walk she takes with William, during which she holds her head under a waterfall. She... Read More
Book 3, 1802 (January–March) In January Dorothy writes that Mary visits them again. They part from her on January 22 before staying with the Clarkson... Read More
Book 3, 1802 (April–June) Dorothy writes that she and William went to Keswick on April 7 and visited the area for several days. On April 15 they w... Read More
Book 3, 1802 (July–September) On July 3 Dorothy receives letters from Annette and Mary. She is "made sleepless by letters" and feels unwell the next d... Read More
Book 3, 1802 (October–December) On October 4 Dorothy announces "my brother William was married to Mary Hutchinson." She recounts that on the morning of ... Read More
Book 4, 1803 In January Dorothy writes an entry to catch up on some days she neglected to write about at the end of the previous year... Read More
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