William Blake quotes

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To the eyes of a miser a guinea is more beautiful than the sun, and a bag worn with the use of money has more beautiful proportion ...
Sweet babe, in thy face
Soft desires I can trace,
Secret joys and secret smiles,
Little pretty infant wiles.
O the cunning wiles that creep
In thy little heart asleep!
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Acts themselves alone are history.... Tell me the acts, O historian, and leave me to reason upon them as I please; away with your ...
Where the Youth pined away with desire,
And the pale Virgin shrouded in snow,
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Opposition is true friendship.
That the Jews assumed a right exclusively to the benefits of God will be a lasting witness against them & the same will it be agai ...
Nothing can be more contemptible than to suppose Public RECORDS to be true.
It appears to me that men are hired to run down men of genius under the mask of translators, but Dante gives too much of Caesar: h ...
The enquiry in England is not whether a man has talents & genius, but whether he is passive & polite & a virtuous ass & obedient t ...
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