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Composed Upon Westminster Bridge, September 3, 1802

Composed Upon Westminster Bridge, September 3, 1802


by William Wordsworth

Analysis: Brain Snacks

Brain Snacks: Tasty Tidbits of Knowledge

Wordsworth grew up in the countryside and didn't see the city until the age of 18 (source).

Psalm 104 of the King James Bible praises God as He "who coverest thyself with light as with a garment." Sound familiar?

The current Westminster Bridge in London is not the same bridge that Wordsworth crossed over. The original bridge, constructed between 1749 and 1750, was replaced in 1862 (source).

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