Meaning: a romantic English poet whose work was inspired by the Lake District where he spent most of his life (1770-1850)
"As to Wordsworth, I have no faith in him.
"But there are occasions, dear B-, there are occasions when even Wordsworth is reasonable.
"Against the subtleties which would make poetry a study-not a passion-it becomes the metaphysician to reason-but the poet to protest. Yet Wordsworth and Coleridge are men in years; the one imbued in contemplation from his childhood; the other a giant in intellect and learning.