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Home Fires   A Scuttle for Dorothy Wordsworth   ‘A Tale of Two Dorothys’ in appreciation of William Wordsworth’s sister at different stages in her life. The first Dorothy young, stacking and raking the grate with tetchy, even noisy determination, jig-jigging her iron shovel/ Barracking a pile of lumpy coals. Heaney has learnt of or invented (possibly from memorabilia exhibited […]