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visionary British poet and painter (1757-1827)

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Joe: I've written a bit about what others were doing about Blake and with their Blakes the first few decades after he died, but never thought about what he might have done had he lived another ten years.
(1) Blake scholars have long engaged in the sport of calling one another prophet or mystic, imputing the characteristics of their author to those who study him.
In between the first and last Blakes, some 200 authors produced more than 4,000 stories compared to the four novels and 56 short stories Conan Doyle came up with.
But the girl in the hot seat didn't say "Sherlock." Nope, she said, "It's Sexton Blake," and the quizmaster said sorry, she was wrong.
As parents, the Blakes always emphasized academic achievement to their sons.
During the month of June, James Blake made his way into publications as diverse as O The Oprah Magazine, GQ, and Teen Vogue.
The Blakes were a walking example of pious acceptance of one's lot.
Certainly, William Blake, who communed with angels (or so he said) and came back after his death for cosy information chats with Mrs Blake, seems to have been of the opinion that moral rejuvenation can only be achieved by a conscious loosening of the soul from its earthly prison, the body.
The most important of these are: Blake's father was not (as far as can be proven) a Baptist any more than he was, as some scholars wished to believe earlier, a Swedenborgian; Blake did not take off his hat to the Apostle Paul while walking down Cheapside; and according to Bentley, the Blakes did not sit naked in their garden and invite Thomas Butts to join them, saying "It's only Adam and Eve, you know." The last of these items, however, seems to me still open to discussion.
Strange, a Quaker corn chandler who purchased a number of original Blakes at the Butts auction and from the dealer Bohn, decided by 1859 to search "for particulars of his life & works" (709).
1), Blake has us looking across an open space towards a far bank of blue trees.
Even before the final episode of "The Bachelor Australia" Season 2 unfolded, rumours about a split and one of the bachelorettes being pregnant with Blake's baby surfaced.
"There are critics who can find things in the Public Records Office, and there are critics who, like myself, could not find the Public Records Office." This quip from Northrop Frye, quoted by Mary Lynn Johnson (131), captures the conjunction of Blake studies at the University of Toronto in the methodologically opposite figures of Frye and G.E.
This book is symptomatic of the difficulties Blake presents to those ambitious of a faithful interpretation.