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No real Style of Colouring ever appears

Blake manuscript - Notebook 1808 - 01 Not real Style of Colouring appears

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No real Style of Colouring ever appears,
But advertising in the News Papers.
Look there—you'll see Sr Joshua's Colouring
Look at his Pictures—[2]All has taken Wing

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No real Style of Colouring ever appears
But advertising in the News Papers
Look there youll see Sr Joshuas Colouring
Look at his Pictures All has taken Wing

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  1. "Blake Complete Writings", ed. Geoffrey Keynes, pub. OUP 1966/85, p. 511.
  2. ['tis quite another Thing del.]
  3. "The Complete Poetry & Prose of William Blake", ed. by David V. Erdman, Anchor Books, 1988, p. 501.
 

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