National Geographic : 1956 Apr
537 ... Lo! the Dwindled Woods and Meadows; What a Vast Abyss Is There!"-William Wordsworth "The clouds, the solemn shadows, and the glistenings-heavenly fair!" Thus the poet saw beauty even in the notoriously wet Lakeland weather. Here the sun finds a hole in the clouds and spotlights pastures near Keswick (page 510). Thirlmere, a reservoir for the city of Manchester, lies hidden at the foot of Helvellyn.