Chorley's Note: "These were the stanzas addressed to the poet:

'Rhine is a strain to read among the hills,' &c. &c.

So many allusions will be found in after portions of these memorials of the increasing delight and reverence with which Mrs. Hemans regarded the poetry of Wordsworth, that it is needless here to dwell further upon the subject."

Editor's Note: Chorley misquotes the first line of Hemans's poem "To Wordsworth" which begins:

"Thine is a strain to read among the hills . . ."