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inspirited by this wind

What Wordsworth calls the "correspondent breeze" (The Prelude, I.35), the dynamic response of the human imagination to natural or divine inspiration, is a frequent theme among the first generation of English Romantic poets (particularly Coleridge and Wordsworth) and has been much discussed by critics (see, for example, M. H. Abrams, "The Correspondent Breeze: A Romantic Metaphor"). Closer to home, the same correspondence will become the motivating force in Percy Bysshe Shelley's "Ode to the West Wind" in 1819.