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The stoking of his bawling Furnace done,
His burnished Anvil glinting in its beams,
The Forge of his Imagination seems
A distant Orb, a dark but shining Sun,
Whose visionary radiance redeems
The Mental Warfare Milton had begun.
Blake does this brilliantly by the use of contrast and it is when the 'sister poem' in Songs of Experience is read and that voice of the truth comes through - it forces... Read more →