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Cr—— loves artists as he loves his Meat

Blake manuscript - Notebook 1808 - 17 & 18 Cromek loves artists - & - A petty Sneaking Knave

Edited text:[1]Edit


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Cr[omek] loves artists as he loves his Meat.
[Cr—— del.] He loves the Art, but 'tis the Art to Cheat.

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The original text:[2]Edit


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Cr—— loves artists as he loves his Meat
He loves the Art but tis the Art to Cheat

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NotesEdit

  1. "Blake Complete Writings", ed. Geoffrey Keynes, pub. OUP 1966/85, p. 540.
  2. "The Complete Poetry & Prose of William Blake", ed. by David V. Erdman, Anchor Books, 1988, p. 509.
 

This work was published before January 1, 1924, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.