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Quotation by William Blake
Why a tender curb upon the youthful burning boy?
Why a little curtain of flesh on the bed of our desire?"
William Blake (1757–1827), British poet, painter, mystic. The Book of Thel (Plate 6, l. 19–20). . .
The Complete Poems [William Blake]. Alicia Ostriker, ed. (1977) Penguin Books.
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