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William Blake (born on November 28, 1757 in London's West End) was an English poet, painter, and printmaker. He was one of the greatest poets of the Romantic era.


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Quote Left Great things are done when men and mountains meet. This is not done by jostling in the street. Quote Right
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Quote Left When a man has married a wife, he finds out whether Her knees and elbows are only glued together. Quote Right
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Quote Left I was angry with my friend I told my wrath, my wrath did end. I was angry with my foe I told it not, my wrath did grow. Quote Right
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Quote Left Commerce is so far from being beneficial to arts, or to empire, that it is destructive of both, as all their history shows, for the above reason of individual merit being its great hatred. Empires flourish till they become commercial, and then they are scattered abroad to the four winds. Quote Right
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Quote Left The hours of folly are measured by the clock; but of wisdom, no clock can measure. Quote Right
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