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Poem by William Blake


Epigram


You say their Pictures well Painted be,
And yet they are Blockheads you all agree,
Thank God, I never was sent to School
To be FloggТd into following the Stile of a Fool.
The Errors of a Wise Man make your Rule
Rather than the Perfections of a Fool.



William Blake


William Blake's other poems:
  1. Songs of Experience. Nurse's Song
  2. Songs of Experience. The Sick Rose
  3. To the Accuser Who Is the God of This World
  4. Eternity
  5. Songs of Experience. The Little Girl Found


Poems of the other poets with the same name:

  • George Byron Epigram ("In digging up your bones, Tom Paine") January 2, 1820
  • Thomas Hood Epigram ("After such years of dissension and strife")
  • Ernest Dowson Epigram ("Because I am idolatrous and have besought")

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