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If It Is True What The Prophets Write

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If it is true, what the Prophets write,
That the heathen gods are all stocks and stones,
Shall we, for the sake of being polite,
Feed them with the juice of our marrow-bones?

And if Bezaleel and Aholiab drew
What the finger of God pointed to their view,
Shall we suffer the Roman and Grecian rods
To compel us to worship them as gods?
They stole them from the temple of the Lord
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Michael Walker 04 August 2019
A clear distinction is drawn between the pagan gods and the Christian God. I think that Blake implies that the two religions have different methods of gaining believers, followers. Brilliant.
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