The World is too Much with Us
The World is too Much with Us
by William Wordsworth

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(3) Base Camp

Despite a few confusing phrases that can be interpreted in several ways, especially the title and "little we see in Nature that is ours" (3), Wordsworth's sonnet is relatively straightforward. There aren't a lot of difficult words, and most of the lines end with commas, which allows us to keep the different parts of the sentences neatly separated.

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