Composed upon Westminster Bridge, September 3, 1802 by William Wordsworth

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Who was Lucy Gray?

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This question is a little confusing, as the character Lucy Gray does not appear in Wordsworth's "Composed Upon Westminster Bridge." "Westminster Bridge" is a sonnet—a lyrical work expressing an emotion—about how lovely the city of London is in its peaceful, early dawn state, before the noise, bustle, and confusion of the day begins.

"Lucy Gray," however, is a different Wordsworth poem. It is a...

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