Lines Composed Upon Westminster Bridge
William Wordsworth, 1802
Some people, I know, want to be always near the bright lights and the busy hum of a city. I’m not one of them, but I have to confess sometimes a fascination with an old city’s myriad of streets where every kind of human activity goes on — in and around factories, schools, restaurants, theaters, parks, homes, churches with their bells ringing on Sunday …
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