Quotation by William Blake

Truly, My Satan, thou art but a Dunce,
And dost not know the Garment from the Man.
Every Harlot was a Virgin once,
Nor can'st thou ever change Kate into Nan.
William Blake (1757–1827), British poet, painter, mystic. For the Sexes: The Gates of Paradise (Epilogue, l. 1–4). . .

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