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Quotation by William Wordsworth
Three years she grew in sun and shower,
Then Nature said, 'A lovelier flower
On earth was never sown;
This Child I to myself will take;
William Wordsworth (1770–1850), British poet. IV. Three years she grew in sun and shower (l. 1–4). . ;
from LUCY The Poems; Vol. 1 [William Wordsworth]. John O. Hayden, ed. (1977, repr. 1990) Penguin Books.
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