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Quotation by William Blake
Cruelty has a Human Heart,
And jealousy a Human Face;
Terror the Human Form Divine,
And secrecy the Human Dress.
William Blake (1757–1827), British poet, painter, engraver. Songs of Experience, "A Divine Image," (1794), repr. In Complete Writings, ed. Geoffrey Keynes (1957).
This poem, etched on a copper plate in his usual manner, does not appear in any copy of the Songs of Experience, and so was probably rejected by him.
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