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William Blake (1757–1827).  The Poetical Works.  1908.
 
Selections from ‘Milton’
[A River in Eden]
 
(Milton, f. 19, ll. 15–19.)

THERE is in Eden a sweet River of milk and liquid pearl
Nam’d Ololon, on whose mild banks dwelt those who Milton drove
Down into Ulro; and they wept in long-resounding song
For seven days of Eternity, and the River’s living banks,
The mountains wail’d, and every plant that grew, in solemn sighs, lamented.        5
 
 
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