William Blake Songs of Innocence

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What is the significance of the 'Hollow reed' in Blake Poetry
Blake often used it, imagery of the perfect man in the book of revelation-man is the channel of divine inspiration.
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'Stained the water clear'
Introduction-INNOCENCE
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'Pipe a song about a lamb'
Introduction-INNOCENCE
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'From morn to the evening he strays'
The Shepherd
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'Lambs innocent call'
The Shepherd
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'ewes tender reply'
The Shepherd
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'He is watchful while they are in peace'
The Shepherd
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'their shepherd'
The Shepherd
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'The sun does arise'
The echoing green
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'merry bells ring to welcome the spring'
The echoing green
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'Old john with white hair does laugh away care'
The echoing green
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'such,such were the joys'
The echoing green
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'sun does descend'
The echoing green
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'Like birds in their nest'
The echoing green
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'darkening green'
The echoing green
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'I am black but O my soul is white'
The little black boy
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'my mother taught me'
The little black boy
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'learn to bear the beams of love'
The little black boy
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'The cloud will vanish'
The little black boy
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'mother...kissed me'
The little black boy
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'I'll shade him from the heat till he can bear'
The little black boy
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'our fathers knee'
The little black boy
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'Who made thee?'
The Lamb
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'He is meek and he is mild,he became a little child'
The Lamb
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'By the stream and o'er the mead'
The Lamb
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'For he calls himself a lamb'
The Lamb
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'Little lamb,God bless thee!'
The Lamb
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'Weep!weep!weep!weep!'
The Chimney Sweeper-INNOCENCE
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'Little Tom Dacre'
The Chimney Sweeper-INNOCENCE
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'curled like a lambs back'
The Chimney Sweeper-INNOCENCE
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'spoil your white hair'
The Chimney Sweeper-INNOCENCE
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'Thousands of sweepers...locked up in coffins black'
The Chimney Sweeper-INNOCENCE
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Who in the chimney sweeper (innocence) opens the coffins ?
'By came an angel,who had a bright key...opened the coffins and set them free
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'He'd have God for his father'
The Chimney Sweeper-INNOCENCE
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'So if all do their duty they need not fear harm'
The Chimney Sweeper-INNOCENCE
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'Father,father where are you going?'
The Little Boy Lost-INNOCENCE
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'Speak father speak to your little boy or else I shall be lost'
The Little Boy Lost-INNOCENCE
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'Mire was deep and the child did weep'
The Little Boy Lost-INNOCENCE
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'away the vapor flew'
The Little Boy Lost-INNOCENCE
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'Led by the wandering light'
The Little boy found-INNOCENCE
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'by the hand led...to his mother'
The Little boy found-INNOCENCE
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'sorrow pale'
This is describing the mother-The Little boy found-INNOCENCE
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'Ha ha he!'
The Laughing song
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What 4 things laugh in the laughing song?
'Green woods laugh'/'green hill laughs'/'meadows laugh'/Grasshopper laughs'
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'Holy image I can trace'
A Cradle song-INNOCENCE
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'sleep,sleep happy sleep while o'er thee my mother weep'
A Cradle song-INNOCENCE
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'Smiles on thee'
A Cradle song-INNOCENCE
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What is the opening line of the divine image?
'To mercy,pity,peace and love'
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'all must love the human form,in heathen,Turk,or Jew'
The Divine Image
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Where Mercy,Love and pity dwell,there God is dwelling too'
The Divine Image
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'Like Thames waters flow'-Where from and what is it describing?
Holy Thursday-Image of the children walking
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'Grey-headed beadles'
Holy Thursday -INNOCENCE
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Who are the 'flowers of London town'?
The children in Holy Thursday -INNOCENCE
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'The children walking two and two in red and blue and green'
Holy Thursday -INNOCENCE
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'Multitudes of lambs'
Holy Thursday -INNOCENCE
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'thousands of little boys and girls'
Holy Thursday -INNOCENCE
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'harmonious thunderings'
Holy Thursday -INNOCENCE
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'Then cherish pity lest you drive and angel from your door'
Holy Thursday -INNOCENCE
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'Farewell green fields and happy groves'
Night -INNOCENCE
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'Lambs have nibbles, silent moves'
Night
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Who 'pour(s) blessing'
The angels 'pour blessing'
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'Wolves and tigers howl for prey'
Night
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'New worlds to inherit'
Night
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'Washed in life's river'
Night
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''My bright mane for ever shall shine like gold as I guard o'er the fold' -What poem and who is the speaker?
Night-A shepherd
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'merrily,merrily to welcome in the year'
Spring
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'come and lick my white neck'
Spring
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What do the children reply to the nurse in Nurses song INNOCENCE
'Let us play for it is day'
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'Then come home my children the sun is gone down'
Nurses song - INNOCENCE AND EXPERIENCE
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'I am happy,Joy is my name'
Infant Joy- Innocence
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'My angel guarded bed'
A dream
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In what poem does has the 'emmet lost it's way'?
A dream
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'But I saw a glow-worm near'
A dream
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'Can a mother sit and hear An infant groan,an infant fear?...no no never can it be'
On anothers sorrow
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'Can he who smiles on all here the wren with sorrows small'
On anothers sorrow
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He doth give his joy to all'
On anothers sorrow
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'he doth feel the sorrow too'
On anothers sorrow
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'Stained the water clear'

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Introduction-INNOCENCE

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'Pipe a song about a lamb'

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'From morn to the evening he strays'

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'Lambs innocent call'

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