Yes. He points to Wordsworth as "a stupid man...(who may have) driven some susceptible persons to crime in a fury of boredom". "Landon (1775-1864" in "Ezra Pound- selected prose 1909-1965" edited by Cookson page 384
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> On Feb 11, 2017, at 4:52 PM, Carrol Cox <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Was Wordsworth one of the poets Pound was trying to channel?
> The only reference Pound ever made to Wordsworth, if my memory serves, was a
> sarcastic reference to the "Wordsworthian" in Homage to Sextus Propertius.
> Wordsworth wrote so much dull poetry after 1805 that it is easy for some to
> ignore his enormous achievement through that year.