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village, Cumbria, NW England, in the Lake District, near Lake Grasmere. Dove Cottage was the home of William WordsworthWordsworth, William,
1770–1850, English poet, b. Cockermouth, Cumberland. One of the great English poets, he was a leader of the romantic movement in England. Life and Works

In 1791 he graduated from Cambridge and traveled abroad.
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 from 1799 to 1808; the Wordsworth museum is also there, and the Jerwood Center is nearby. The Wordsworth family and the writer Hartley ColeridgeColeridge, Hartley
, 1796–1849, English author; eldest son of Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Reared in the household of the poet Southey after the estrangement of his parents, Hartley Coleridge went to Oxford and gained a fellowship at Oriel.
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 are buried in the churchyard of St. Oswald's. Thomas De QuinceyDe Quincey, Thomas
, 1785–1859, English essayist. In 1802 he ran away from school and tramped about the country, eventually settling in London. His family soon found him and entered him (1803) in Worcester College, Oxford, where he developed a deep interest in German
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 and Samuel Taylor ColeridgeColeridge, Samuel Taylor,
1772–1834, English poet and man of letters, b. Ottery St. Mary, Devonshire; one of the most brilliant, versatile, and influential figures in the English romantic movement.
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 also lived in Grasmere.


a village in NW England, in Cumbria at the head of Lake Grasmere: home of William Wordsworth and of Thomas de Quincey
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