Posts Tagged 'William Blake'

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 02/26/22

No bird soars too high, if he soars with his own wings.”   —   William Blake

(By all accounts, Blake was a late 18th to early 19th Century Renaissance man!  Either that or he was some kind of time traveler.  He was way to cool for his time.  The world could use some more Billy Blakes!  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

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Happy birthday to Chris Culos of O.A.R.!

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 05/13/15

William Blake - Songs of Innocence (Title page...

William Blake – Songs of Innocence (Title page) – WGA02231 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

To see a world in a grain of sand, and a heaven in a wild flower, hold infinity in the palm of your hand, and eternity in an hour.”   —   William Blake

(From: Auguries of Innocence.  Wonder, awe and innocence.  Too bad we can never go home.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 06/19/12


The Night of Enitharmon's Joy

The Night of Enitharmon’s Joy (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

When nations grow old, the arts grow cold and commerce settles on every tree.”   —   William Blake


William Blake's etching/watercolour "Anci...

William Blake’s etching/watercolour “Ancient of Days”. :23.3 x 16.8 cm (9 1/8 x 6 7/8 in.) :British Museum, London* A deleted file is described by several sources as a copy held by Whitworth Institute, Manchester, though it appeared to be identical to this, which is said to be sourced from the British Museum. This copy is believed to be Blake’s final work, commissioned by Frederick Tatham. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

(It continues with:  “And the poor and the old can live upon gold, For all are born poor, aged sixty-three.”  I know it’s from On the Foundation of the Royal Academy, but I don’t get his point.  He benefited, as a student, of The Royal Academy.  And likely, as an established artist, he became a benefactor of the institution.  It sounds to me like he’s complaining.  Why?  I don’t know.  Any Blake aficionados out there?  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

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