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William Blake


  • A Divine Image
        Cruelty has a human heart
  • A Dream
        Once a dream did weave a shad
  • A Little Boy Lost
        "Nought loves another as itself
  • A Little Girl Lost
        Children of the future age
  • A Poison Tree
       I was angry with my friend:
  • A Song
        Sweet dreams, form a shad
  • Ah Sunflower
        Ah Sunflower, weary of time
  • Angel, The
        I dreamt a dream! What can it mean
  • Auguries of Innocence
       To see a World in a Grain of Sand
  • Blossom, The
        Merry, merry sparrow
  • Book of Thel, The
       Does the Eagle know what is in the pit?
  • Book of Urizen, The (excerpts)
       Lo, a shadow of horror is risen
  • Chimney Sweeper, The
        A little black thing in the snow
  • Chimney-Sweeper, The
        When my mother died I was very young
  • Clod and the Pebble, The
       "Love seeketh not itself to please,
  • Crystal Cabinet, The
       The Maiden caught me in the wild,
  • Divine Image, The
       To Mercy, Pity, Peace, and Love
  • Earth's Answer
       Earth raised up her head
  • Echoing Green, The
       The sun does arise,
  • Fly, The
        Little Fly
  • Four Zoas, The (excerpt)
       "What is the price of Experience? do men buy it for a song?
  • French Revolution, The (excerpt)
       Thee the ancientest peer, Duke of Burgundy, rose from the monarch's right hand, red as wines
  • Garden of Love, The
        I laid me down upon a bank
  • Grey Monk, The
       "I die, I die!" the Mother said,
  • Hear the Voice of the Bard
       Hear the voice of the Bard !
  • Holy Thursday
        'Twas on a Holy Thursday, their innocent faces clean
  • Holy Thursday
        Is this a holy thing to see
  • Human Abstract
       Pity would be no more,
  • I Heard an Angel
       I heard an Angel singing
  • I Saw a Chapel
       I saw a chapel all of gold
  • Infant Joy
        "I have no name
  • Infant Sorrow
       My mother groaned, my father wept
  • Intorduction to the Songs of Experience
        Hear the voice of the Bard
  • Introduction to the Songs of Innocence
        Piping down the valleys wild
  • Jerusalem
       And did those feet in ancient time
  • Jerusalem: England! awake! awake! awake!
       England! awake! awake! awake!
  • Jerusalem: I see the Four-fold Man, The Humanity in deadly sleep
       I see the Four-fold Man, The Humanity in deadly sleep
  • Lamb, The
        Little Lamb, who made thee
  • Land of Dreams, The
       Awake, awake, my little boy
  • Laughing Song
        When the green woods laugh with the voice of joy
  • Lily, The
        The modest Rose puts forth a thorn
  • Little Black Boy, The
        My mother bore me in the southern wild
  • Little Boy Found, The
        The little boy lost in the lonely fen
  • Little Boy Lost, The
        "Father, father, where are you going
  • Little Vagabond, The
       Dear mother, dear mother, the church is cold,
  • London
        I wandered through each chartered street
  • Love's Secret
       Never seek to tell thy love,
  • Mad Song
       The wild winds weep
  • Marriage of Heaven and Hell, The
       Once meek, and in a perilous path,
  • Milton: And did those feet in ancient time
       And did those feet in ancient time
  • Milton: But in the Wine-presses the Human Grapes Sing not nor Dance
       But in the Wine-presses the human grapes sing not nor dance:
  • Milton: The Sky is an Immortal Tent Built by the Sons of Los
       The sky is an immortal tent built by the Sons of Los:
  • My Pretty Rose Tree
        A flower was offered to me
  • My Spectre Around Me
       My spectre around me night and day
  • Never Seek to Tell thy Love
       Never seek to tell thy love
  • New Jerusalem, The
       And did those feet in ancient time
  • Night
       The sun descending in the west,
  • Nurse's Song
        When the voices of children are heard on the green
  • On Another's Sorrow
        Can I see another's woe
  • Piping Down the Valleys Wild
       Piping down the valleys wild,
  • Preludium to America
       The shadowy Daughter of Urthona stood before red Orc,
  • Preludium to Europe
       The nameless shadowy female rose from out the breast of Orc,
  • Question Answered, The
       What is it men in women do require?
  • Schoolboy, The
       I love to rise in a summer morn
  • Sick Rose, The
       O Rose, thou art sick!
  • Silent, Silent Night
       Silent, silent night,
  • Sleep! Sleep! Beauty Bright
       Sleep! sleep! beauty bright,
  • Song
       My silks and fine array,
  • Spring
       Sound the flute
  • Tiger, The
       Tyger! Tyger! burning brigh
  • To Autum
       O Autumn, laden with fruit, and stain'
  • To Spring
       O thou with dewy locks, who lookest down
  • To Summer
       O thou who passest thro' our valleys in
  • To the Muses
       Whether on Ida's shady brow,
  • Wild Flower's Song, The
       As I wandered the forest,