Lyrical Ballads

a book of poems (1798) by William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge. It was the first major work of Romantic literature, and contained Wordsworth’s Tintern Abbey and Coleridge’s The Rime of the Ancient Mariner. In the second edition (1800) Wordsworth added a famous introduction saying that poetry should be drawn from ordinary life and written in plain language.

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