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Grown old in Love from Seven till Seven times Seven

Blake manuscript - Notebook 1808 - 71 Grown old in Love from Seven till Seven times Seven

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GROWN old in love from seven till seven times seven,
I oft have wish’d for Hell, for ease from Heaven.
  

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The original text:[2]Edit


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Grown old in Love from Seven till Seven times Seven
I oft have wishd for Hell for Ease from Heaven

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  1. The Poetical Works of William Blake, including the unpublished French Revolution together with the Minor Prophetic Books and Selections from The Four Zoas, Milton & Jerusalem; edited with an introduction and textual notes by John Sampson, Hon. D.Litt. Oxon., 1862–1931. London, New York: Oxford University Press, 1908.
  2. "The Complete Poetry & Prose of William Blake", ed. by David V. Erdman, Anchor Books, 1988, p. 516.
 

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