Poem written by William Wordsworth as a private lament on the death of his brother, left unpublished in manuscript. Captain John Wordsworth died when his ship, the Earl of Abergavenny, sank off the coast of England during a storm in February, 1805.
Annotated by Richard Matlak.
Wordsworth, William and Matlak, Richard, ""I only look'd for pain and grief"" (1805). Texts relating to the Earl of Abergavenny (ship). 6.