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William Blake (1757–1827).  The Poetical Works.  1908.
 
Songs from ‘An Island in The Moon’
VI. Lo! the Bat with leathern wing
 
        LO! 1 the Bat with leathern wing,
        Winking and blinking,
        Winking and blinking,
        Winking and blinking,
        Like Dr. Johnson.
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Quid.  ‘O ho!’ said Dr. Johnson
        To Scipio Africanus,
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Suction.  ‘A ha!’ to Dr. Johnson
Said Scipio Africanus,
    And the Cellar goes down with a step.  (Grand Chorus.)        10
 
Note 1. VI] MS., chap. ix. [back]
 
 
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