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My title as a Genius thus is provd

Blake manuscript - Notebook 1808 - 44-45 My title & I Rubens

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MY title as a genius thus is prov’d:
Not prais’d by Hayley, nor by Flaxman lov’d.

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The original text:[2]Edit

 
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My title as [a] Genius[3] thus is provd
Not Praisd by Hayley nor by Flaxman lovd

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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 The Poetical Works of William Blake, including the unpublished French Revolution together with the Minor Prophetic Books and Selections from The Four Zoas, Milton & Jerusalem; edited with an introduction and textual notes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. 505.
  3. 1 as a genius] as an[Artist] <Genius>ms rdg
 

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