William Blake. by John Middleton Murry

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Published by Folcroft Library Editions in [Folcroft, Pa.] .

Written in English

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  • Blake, William, 1757-1827 -- Criticism and interpretation.

Edition Notes

Reprint of the 1936 ed. published by J. Cape, London, which was issued as no. 76 of the Life and letters series.

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LC ClassificationsPR4147 .M8 1974
The Physical Object
Pagination376 p. ;
Number of Pages376
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5049025M
ISBN 100841461422
LC Control Number74009888

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Though in his lifetime his work was largely neglected or dismissed, he is now considered one of the leading lights of. Blake’s imagery comes from the Old Testament book of Exodus, when the Israelites make a “mercy seat” flanked by golden angels.

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And there is a Frown of Hate. And there is a Frown of disdain. And there is a Frown of Frowns. Which you strive to forget in vain. For it sticks in the Hearts deep Core. And it sticks in the deep Back bone.

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