William Blake

(28 November 1757 – 12 August 1827 / London)

Jerusalem - Poem by William Blake

And did those feet in ancient time
Walk upon England's mountains green?
And was the holy Lamb of God
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Form: Sonnet

Comments about Jerusalem by William Blake

  • Susan Williams (3/1/2016 4:09:00 PM)

    Isn't this just perfectly written? William Blake is a master poet, is he not? (Report) Reply

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  • (3/12/2015 2:47:00 AM)

    This poem read with interest and likes very much.A green and pleasant land much interested. (Report) Reply

  • (3/10/2006 7:23:00 PM)

    Emerson, Lake & Palmer set this poem to music, and the result began their popular 1973 album 'Brain Salad Surgery'. A live version appeared on 'Welcome Back My Friends...' the next year.

    And hey! I won't be 53 until November! You'd think it wouldn't be too hard for their server to compute that.
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    (5/3/2017 8:26:00 AM)

    Actually the music was composed in 1916 by Sir Charles Hubert Hastings Parry.

  • (9/23/2005 12:29:00 PM)

    i love this poem, it echoes my passion in my country. it brings us together. (see ashes tests!) lol (Report) Reply

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