"Every morn and ..." Quote of William Blake

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Every morn and every night Some to misery are born. Every morn and every night Some are born to sweet delight. Some are born to sweet delight, Some are born to endless night.

William Blake
William Blake (1757-1827), British poet, painter, engraver. Auguries of Innocence, l. 119-24, Poems from the Pickering Manuscript (c. 1803), repr. In Complete Writings, ed. Geoffrey Keynes (1957). The last two lines of this passage were incorporated by Jim Morrison, of The Doors rock group, in his 1967 song End of the Night.
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