Wordsworth's Poetical Works

who are the"weary bands of travellers"? how do they respond to the notes of the nightingale?

No Nightingale did ever chaunt

More welcome notes to weary bands

Of travellers in some shady haunt,

Among Arabian sands:

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The travelers (wanderers) are soothed by the young girl's (nightingale's) singing. The weary band of travelers are simply that. They are not specifically named.