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Eternity(Before 1818)

William Blake

He who binds to himself a joy
MeterHe who binds to himself a joy
Doth the winged life destroy,
MeterDoth the winged life destroy,
But he who kisses the joy as it flies
MeterBut he who kisses the joy as it flies
Lives in Eternity’s sun rise.
MeterLives in Eternity’s sun rise.

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