In "Ozymandias," how does the quote "boundless and bare" show the power of nature?

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The poem "Ozymandias" by Percy Bysshe Shelley ends with the following lines:

Round the decay

Of that colossal Wreck, boundless and bare

The lone and level sands stretch far away.

The poem describes a narrator meeting a traveler who recounts seeing the ruins of a statue of "Ozymandias," a name ancient Greek and nineteenth-century British writers used for the Egyptian pharaoh Ramesses II. The...

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