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" And we are put on earth a little space, That we may learn to bear the beams of love; And these black bodies and this sunburnt face... "
Stories from My Attic - Page 15
by Horace Elisha Scudder - 1896 - 269 pages
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Blake: Selected Poems

William Blake - 1996 - 168 pages
...bodies and this sunburnt face Is but a cloud, and like a shady grove. For when our souls have learned the heat to bear The cloud will vanish; we shall hear...Saying, "Come out from the grove, my love and care, 20 And round my golden tent like lambs rejoice!" ' Thus did my mother say, and kissed me; And thus...
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Ideology and Utopia in the Poetry of William Blake

Nicholas M. Williams - 1998 - 250 pages
...bodies and this sun-burnt face Is but a cloud and like a shady grove. For when our souls have learn'd the heat to bear The cloud will vanish we shall hear...his voice. Saying: come out from the grove my love & care, And round my golden tent like lambs rejoice. (9~2o) Just as the mother is here the "real nurse,"...
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The Selected Poems of William Blake

William Blake - 2000 - 384 pages
...bodies and this sunburnt face Is but a cloud, and like a shady grove, 'For when our souls have learn'd the heat to bear, The cloud will vanish; we shall...' Thus did my mother say, and kissed me; And thus 1 say to little English boy. When I from black and he from white cloud free, And round the tent of...
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William Blake

Basil De Selincourt - 2000 - 384 pages
...bodies and this sun-burnt face Is but a cloud, and like a shady grove. For when our souls have learn'd the heat to bear, The cloud will vanish, we shall...care, And round My golden tent like lambs rejoice." This was the fountain of Blake's inspiration, and his life's battle was fought to preserve its strength...
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First Loves: Poets Introduce the Essential Poems That Captivated and ...

Carmela Ciuraru - 2001 - 268 pages
...bodies and this sun-burnt face Is but a cloud, and like a shady grove. "For when our souls have learn'd the heat to bear, The cloud will vanish; we shall...his voice, Saying: 'Come out from the grove, my love & care, And round my golden tent like lambs rejoice.' " Thus did my mother say, and kissed me; And...
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Riches for the Poor: The Clemente Course in the Humanities

Earl Shorris - 2000 - 273 pages
...bodies and this sun-burnt face Is but a cloud, and like a shady grove. "For when our souls have learned the heat to bear. The cloud will vanish; we shall...his voice. Saying: 'Come out from the grove, my love & care, And round my golden tent like lambs rejoice. ' ' Thus did my mother say. and kissed me; And...
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Entwisted Tongues: Comparative Creole Literatures

George Lang, George M. Lang - 2000 - 324 pages
...the poems of William Blake, especially the poem into whose mouth the latter put the following verses: And thus I say to little English boy: When I from black and he from white cloud free, 22 John E. Reinecke is responsible for having resurrected the reputation of Greenfield, and I am thoroughly...
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Collected Poems

William Blake - 2002 - 256 pages
...bodies and this sunburnt face Are but a cloud, and like a shady grove. "For, when our souls have learned the heat to bear. The cloud will vanish, we shall...did my mother say, and kissed me, And thus I say to litde English boy. When I from black, and he from white cloud free. And round the tent of God like...
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Hope's War

Stephen Chambers - 2002 - 332 pages
...tightened on the handle of his rifle. "Yes, sir." Blakes nodded, smiling. "For when our souls have learned the heat to bear, the cloud will vanish; we shall...care, and round my golden tent like lambs rejoice'." Blakes started walking again, his rifle perfectly steady. "The Australia is here." The hall turned,...
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The Poetry of Slavery: An Anglo-American Anthology, 1764-1865

Marcus Wood - 2003 - 704 pages
...souls have learned the heat to bear, The clouds shall vanish; we shall hear his voice, Saying: "Come from the grove, my love and care, And round my golden...did my mother say, and kissed me: And thus I say to litde English boy: When I from black and he from white cloud free And round the tent of God like lambs...
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