"Thy friendship oft ..." Quote of William Blake

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Thy friendship oft has made my heart to ache: Do be my enemy for friendship's sake.

William Blake
William Blake (1757-1827), British poet, painter, engraver. Manuscript Notebook (1808-1811), no. 39, published in Complete Writings, ed. Geoffrey Keynes (1957). Referring to his patron William Hayley.