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William Blake (1757–1827).  The Poetical Works.  1908.
 
On Friends and Foes
[On certain Mystics]: Cosway, Frazer, and Baldwin of Egypt’s lake
 
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COSWAY, Frazer, and Baldwin of Egypt’s lake
Fear to associate with Blake.
This life is a warfare against evils;
They heal the sick: he casts out devils.
Hayley, Flaxman, and Stothard are also in doubt        5
Lest their virtue should be put to the rout.
One grins, t’other spits, and in corners hides,
And all the virtuous have shown their backsides.
 
 
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