Some people just have a way with words

Written in 1812

“I dare not say what state of mind I am ; I loved the Boy with the utmost of love of which my soul is capable, and he is taken from me – yet in the agony of my spirit in surrendering such a treasure I feel a thousand times richer than if i had never possessed it”

William Wordsworth,in a letter to the poet Robert Southey, after the death of his six year old son,Thomas, from measles.

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