Quotation by William Blake

Ah! gentle may I lay me down, and gentle rest my head,
And gentle sleep the sleep of death, and gentle hear the voice
Of Him that walketh in the garden in the evening time!"
William Blake (1757–1827), British poet, painter, mystic. The Book of Thel (Plate 1,, l. 12-14). . .

The Complete Poems [William Blake]. Alicia Ostriker, ed. (1977) Penguin Books.
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