In today's mail, birthday cards and a wedding invitation to boot.
Excuse me, I've got to prepare to turn 25.
Have you read the Prelude?
The Prelude...hmm. That's not the Eliot one, I'm guessing?
I have not, would seem. Any good?
The joke among the english lit types is to call it the quelude.
Since for most it's boring.
There's a radical 1805 verson, and the official, more sterile (I think) 1850 version.
I don't think I've ever read Wordsworth.
I shouldn't be writing this: I've never read a Wordsworth of Wordsworth.