Some articles on blake:
... From a young age, William Blake claimed to have seen visions ... "saw God" when God "put his head to the window", causing Blake to break into screaming ... At the age of eight or ten in Peckham Rye, London, Blake claimed to have seen "a tree filled with angels, bright angelic wings bespangling every bough like stars." According to Blake's Victorian ...
Famous quotes containing the words writes and/or blake:
“One writes of scars healed, a loose parallel to the pathology of the skin, but there is no such thing in the life of an individual. There are open wounds, shrunk sometimes to the size of a pin-prick but wounds still. The marks of suffering are more comparable to the loss of a finger, or the sight of an eye. We may not miss them, either, for one minute in a year, but if we should there is nothing to be done about it.”
—F. Scott Fitzgerald (18961940)
“My mother bore me in the southern wild,
And I am black, but O! my soul is white;”
—William Blake (17571827)