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Blake, William - He called it Divine Analogy

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001917

Type of spiritual experience

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A Blake illustration for Milton's "Paradise Lost"...

A description of the experience

William Blake – from the Complete Poems

He called it Divine Analogy
For in Beulah the feminine
Emanations create space
The Masculine create time, and plant
The seeds of beauty in the space;
Listening to their lamentations
Los walks upon his ancient mountains in the deadly darkness
Among his furnaces directing his laborious Myriads, watchful,
Looking to the east, and his voice is heard over the whole earth
As he watches the Furnaces by night and directs the labourers

The source of the experience

Blake, William

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