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William Blake (1757–1827).  The Poetical Works.  1908.
 
Miscellaneous Epigrams
Some men, created for destruction, come
 
VII
SOME men, created for destruction, come
Into the world, and make the world their home.
Be they as vile and base as e’er they can,
They’ll still be callèd ‘The World’s Honest Man.’ 1
 
Note 1. VII 3, 4
Friend Caiaphas is one, do what he can,
He’ll still be callèd ‘The World’s Honest Man.’
MS. 2nd rdg. del.
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