Quotation by William Wordsworth

Scorn not the sonnet; critic, you have frowned,
Mindless of its just honors; with this key
Shakespeare unlocked his heart;
William Wordsworth (1770–1850), British poet. Scorn not the sonnet; critic, you have frowned (l. 1–3). . .

The Poems; Vol. 2 [William Wordsworth]. John O. Hayden, ed. (1977, repr. 1989) Penguin Books.
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