• Careless of books, yet having felt the power
    Of Nature, by the gentle agency
    Of natural objects, led me on to feel
    For passions that were not my own, and think
    (At random and imperfectly indeed)
    On man, the heart of man, and human life.

    William Wordsworth (1994). “The Collected Poems of William Wordsworth”, p.131, Wordsworth Editions