MR. SCRUTON'S comments, with which I am in entire agreement, afford me an opportunity of making good an omission from my article. I omitted to state that my notes were limited to Wordsworth's poetical writings. The omission is indefensible; but the limitation I think can be defended, for Wordsworth's prose writings are immeasurably inferior to his poetry—as he himself surely felt when he hesitated whether to reprint the prefaces, and decided to include them at the end of his last volume where they could be read or not as the reader might desire.
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WIGGLESWORTH, V. Wordsworth and Science. Nature 153, 560 (1944). https://doi.org/10.1038/153560b0