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The Lily

William Blake 1757 (Soho) – 1827 (London)



The modest Rose puts forth a thorn,
The humble sheep a threat'ning horn:
While the Lily white shall in love delight,
Nor a thorn nor a threat stain her beauty bright.

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Submitted on May 13, 2011

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