Composed Upon Westminster Bridge, September 3, 1802
by William Wordsworth
Composed Upon Westminster Bridge, September 3, 1802 Man and the Natural World Quotes
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Earth has not anything to show more fair: (line 1)
Ah, so the speaker gives "earth" all the credit for the beauty of the scene. What about all the people who designed and built those towers and domes? Poor Christopher Wren. (Jeopardy points: Christopher Wren designed St. Paul's Cathedral in London).
like a garment, wear
The beauty of the morning; (lines 4-5)
Nature brings out the beauty in the landmarks of London. Interestingly, though, the effects of the light are compared to clothing, a product of human culture. It is hard to tell nature and culture apart.