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my Blake books

    The attached Word document (below) contains an inventory of books by and about the romantic poet and artist William Blake in my personal home library.     — Roger W. Smith    July 2017      

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William Blake, “Eternity”

  Eternity He who binds to himself a joy Does the winged life destroy He who kisses the joy as it flies Lives in eternity’s sunrise   — “Eternity” (1777) by William Blake (1757 – 1827), from the poet’s notebook … Continue reading

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William Blake, “A Poison Tree”

            William Blake, “A Poison Tree” from Blake’s Songs of Experience

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the particular matters; quotes from famous authors

    “To see a World in a Grain of Sand And a Heaven in a Wild Flower, Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand And Eternity in an hour.” — William Blake, “Auguries of Innocence”     “If … Continue reading

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