The poetical works of William Blake, lyrical and miscellaneous/The Tiger (second version)
For works with similar titles, see The Tyger.
TIGER, Tiger, burning bright
When the stars threw down their spears,
- ↑ At p. 106 I have given this noble poem as it appears in Blake's engraved Songs of Experience. The present version is the one which figures in Mr. Gilchrist's book, and shows certain variations on MS. authority. These may be regarded as improvements; and I think it better to include this version as well.