William Blake

(28 November 1757 – 12 August 1827 / London)

The Lily

Poem by William Blake

The modest Rose puts forth a thorn,
The humble sheep a threat'ning horn:
While the Lily white shall in love delight,
Nor a thorn nor a threat stain her beauty bright.

Topic(s) of this poem: rose


Comments about The Lily by William Blake

  • Solomon SenxerSolomon Senxer (9/14/2019 1:04:00 AM)

    And I always remember LILY for

    Lord,
    I
    Love
    You!(Report)Reply

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  • Konab GhummanKonab Ghumman (5/7/2019 5:28:00 AM)

    beautiful

    The humble sheep a threat'ning horn:
    While the Lily white shall in love delight,
    Nor a thorn nor a threat stain her beauty bright.(Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, May 10, 2001

Poem Edited: Friday, January 2, 2015


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