A charming juxtaposition of homeliness and magnificence – people drinking tea but noticing a sky sprinkled with stars.
‘I found them at Tea. There were a thousand stars in the Sky.’ Thursday 12 November 1801.
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Source: Dorothy Wordsworth, The Grasmere and Alfoxden Journals, ed. and introduction by Pamela Woof (Oxford: Oxford World’s Classics, 2008 (2002)), p. 38
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