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<ul><li><p>I Wandered Lonely As A Cloud</p><p>by William Wordsworth</p></li><li><p>I Wandered Lonely As A CloudWilliam Wordsworth</p><p>I wandered lonely as a cloudThat floats on high oer vales and hills,When all at once I saw a crowd,A host, of golden daffodils;Beside the lake, beneath the trees,Fluttering and dancing in the breeze.</p><p>Continuous as the stars that shineAnd twinkle on the milky way,They stretched in never-ending lineAlong the margin of a bay:Ten thousand saw I at a glance,Tossing their heads in sprightly dance.</p><p>The waves beside them danced, but theyOut-did the sparkling leaves in glee;A poet could not but be gay,In such a jocund company!I gazed-and gazed-but little thoughtWhat wealth the show to me had brought:</p><p>For oft, when on my couch I lieIn vacant or in pensive mood,They flash upon that inward eyeWhich is the bliss of solitude;And then my heart with pleasure fills,And dances with the daffodils.</p></li><li><p>Definitionsvales- valleydaffodils- yellow flowersprightly- lively; animatedgay- cheerful and lighthearted; merryjocund- lighthearted; merrypensive- deeply or dreamily thoughtfulsolitude- the state of being alone</p></li><li><p>William Wordsworth1771-1850British PoetHelped start the English Romantic MovementLove of NatureLost both of his parents by the age of 13Attended Cambridge University</p></li><li><p>PoemWho is the speaker of the poem?What is the mood?What is the poem about?</p></li></ul>