From "The marriage of Heaven and Hell"In seed time learn, in harvest teach, in winter enjoy. Drive her cart and your plow end the skeleton of the dead. The road of excess leader to the royal residence of wisdom. Prudence is a affluent ugly old maid courted by Incapacity. He who desires but acts not, breeds pestilence. The reduced worm forgives the plow. Dip that in the river who loves water. A fool sees no the very same tree the a wise man sees. He whose confront gives no light, shall never come to be a star. Eternity is in love v the productions the time. The busy bee has no time because that sorrow. The hours of folly room measur"d by the clock, however of wisdom: no clock have the right to measure. All wholsom food is caught without a network or a trap. Carry out number weight & measure in a year that dearth. No bird soars as well high, if that soars v his own wings. A dead body, revenges no injuries. The most sublime plot is to set another before you. If the fool would persist in his folly the would come to be wise. Folly is the cloke the knavery. Dead is Prides cloke. ~ Prisons are constructed with stones of Law, Brothels through bricks of Religion. The pride of the peacock is the glory of God. The lust of the goat is the bounty the God. The wrath the the lion is the wisdom that God. The nakedness of mrs is the work-related of God. Overfill of sore laughs. Overabundance of pleasure weeps. The roaring of lions, the howling the wolves, the raging of the stormy sea, and also the terrible sword, are portions of forever too an excellent for the eye the man. The fox condemns the trap, not himself. Joys impregnate. Sorrows lug forth. Let guy wear the dropped of the lion, woman the fleece the the sheep. The bird a nest, the spider a web, male friendship. The selfish laugh fool, & the sullen frowning fool, shall it is in both thought wise, the they may be a rod. What is currently proved was once, only imagin"d. The rat, the mouse, the fox, the rabbit: clock the roots; the lion, the tyger, the horse, the elephant, clock the fruits. The cistern contains; the spring overflows. One thought, filling immensity. Constantly be ready to speak her mind, and a base guy will stop you. Every thing possible to be believ"d is picture of truth. The eagle never shed so much time, as once he it is registered to learn of the crow. ~ The fox gives for himself, yet God gives for the lion. Think in the morning. Action in the noon. Eat in the evening. Sleep in the night. The who has actually suffer"d you to impose ~ above him to know you. Together the plow complies with words, for this reason God rewards prayers. The tygers of wrath room wiser 보다 the steeds of instruction. Expect poison native the stand water. Friend never recognize what is enough unless you understand what is much more than enough. Hear to the stupid reproach! that is a kingly title! The eyes of fire, the nostrils of air, the mouth of water, the moustache of earth. The weak in vessel is solid in cunning. The apple tree never asks the beech how he shall grow, nor the lion, the horse, exactly how he shall take his prey. The thankful reciever bears a numerous harvest. If others had not to be foolish, we have to be so. The spirit of sweet delight, can never it is in defil"d. As soon as thou seest an Eagle, you seest a part of Genius, lift increase thy head! as the catterpiller choose the fairest pipeline to lay she eggs on, so the monk lays his curse top top the fairest joys. To produce a little flower is the work of ages. Damn, braces: Bless relaxes. The ideal wine is the oldest, the finest water the newest. Prayers plow not! Praises reap not! Joys laugh not! Sorrows weep not! ~ The head Sublime, the heart Pathos, the genitals Beauty, the hand & feet Proportion. As the air come a bird of the sea come a fish, so is contempt to the contemptible. The crow wish"d every thing was black, the owl, that every point was white. Exuberance is Beauty. If the lion was advised by the fox, he would certainly be cunning. Development makes strait roads, however the crooked roads without Improvement, are roads of Genius. Sooner killing an child in the cradle 보다 nurse unacted desires. Where male is not nature is barren. Fact can never be told so as to be understood, and not it is in believ"d. Enough! or as well much!
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William Blake was born in London top top November 28, 1757, come James, a hosier, and also Catherine Blake.
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2 of his 6 siblings died in infancy. From at an early stage childhood, Blake spoke of having visions—at four he observed God "put his head come the window"; around age nine, if walking v the countryside, he observed a tree filled with angels.