Friday, October 15, 2010



"Say, goddess, what ensured, when Raphael,
The affable archangel...                                 Eve
                                                               
The story heard attentive, and was filled
with admiration, and deep muse, to hear
Of things so high and strange."

                                            - Paradise Lost, B.vii.

from Chapter III, Middlemarch by George Eliot

from Chapter XXV

"Love seeketh not itself to please,
Nor for itself hath any care,
But for another gives its ease,
And builds a Heaven in hell's despair.

Love seeketh only self to please,
To bind another to its delight,
Joys in another's loss of ease,
And builds a Hell in Heaven's despite."

- William Blake: Songs of Experience

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