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Blake - Songs of Innocence

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mcleishy's version from 2015-04-21 12:49

Section 1

Question Answer
(3) "On a cloud......I saw a child"
(5/6) "Pipe a song about a lamb......So I piped with merry cheer"
(9/10) "Drop thy pipe, thy happy pipe......Sing thy songs of happy cheer"
(15) "So he vanished......from my sight"
(18) "And I stained......the water clear"
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Section 2

Question Answer
(1/2) "In futurity......I prophetic see"
(5/6) "And the desert wild......Become a graden mild"
(12) "Lovely Lyca......lay"
(13) "Seven......summers old"
(19/20) "Do father, mother weep......Where can Lyca sleep"
(23/24) "How can Lyca sleep......If her mother weep"
(27/28) "If my mother sleep......Lyca shall not weep"
(29) "Frowning, frowning......night"
(36) "While the beasts......of prey"
(37/38) "The kingly lion stood......And the virgin viewed"
(45/46) "And her bosom lick......And upon her neck"
(47/48) "From his eyes of flame......Ruby teats there came"
(49/50) "While the lioness......Loosed her slender dress"
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Section 3

Question Answer
(1) "All the night......in woe"
(7) "Arm in arm......seven days"
(11/12) "And dream they see their child......Starved in desert wild"
(14) "The fancied image......strays"
(19/20) "With feet of weary woe......She could no further go"
(23/24) "Till before their way......A couching lion lay"
(27/28) "Bore them to the ground......Then he stalked around"
(30) "But their fears......allay"
(35/36) "And wondering behold......A spirit armed in gold"
(40) "Gone was all......their care"
(42) "Weep not for......the maid"
(47/48) "And saw their sleeping child......Among tigers wild"
(51/52) "Nor fear the wolvish howl......Nor the lion's growl"
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Section 4

Question Answer
(5/6) "Sees you swift as arrow......seek your cradle narrw"
(9/10) "A happy blossom......Hears you sobbing, sobbing"
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Section 5

Question Answer
(1/2) "Little Lamb who made thee......Dost thou know who made thee"
(3) "Gave thee life......and bid thee feed"
(17) "I a child......and thou a lamb"
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Section 6

Question Answer
(1/2) "I love to rise in a summer morn......When the birds sing on every tree"
(9/10) "The little ones spend the day......In sighing and dismay"
(16/17) "How can the bird that is born for joy......Sit in a cage and sing"
(18/19) "How can a child when fear annoy......bud droop his tender wing"
(21/22) "O father and mother! if buds are nipped......And blossoms blown away"
(30) "When the blasts ...of winmter appear"
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Section 7

Question Answer
(1) "My mother bore me......in the Southern wild"
(5) "My mother taught me......underneath a tree"
(13) "And we are put on earth a little space......That we may learn to bear the beams of love"
(15/16) "And these black bodies and this sin-burnt face......Is but a cloud, and like a sahdy grove"
(17) "When our souls......have learned this heat to bear"
(25) "I'll shade him from the heat......till he can bear"
(27/28) "And then I'll stand and stroke his silver hair......And be like him, and he will then love me"
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Section 8

Question Answer
(3) "My heart is at rest......within my breast"
(15) "The little ones leaped and shouted and laughed......And all the hills echoed"
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Section 9

Question Answer
(6) "Seated in companies they sit......with radiance all their own"
(7) "The hum of multitudes was there......but multitudes of lambs"
(9/10) "Noew like a mighty wind they raise to Heaven the voice of song......Or like harmonious thunderings the seats of Heaven among"
(11/12) "Beneath them sit the aged men, wise guardians of the poor......Then cherish pity, lest you drive an angel from your door"
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Section 10

Question Answer
(1) "To mercy, pity......Peace and love"
(9) "Mercy has a human heart......Pity a human fcae"
(11) "And love the human form divine......And peace the human dress"
(15) "Prays to the human......form divine"
(19) "Where Mercy, Love and Pity dwell......There god is dwelling too"
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Section 11

Question Answer
(2) "My father......sold me"
(7/8) "When your head's bare......You know that the soot cannot spoil your white hair"
(12) "all of them locked up......in coffins of black"
(13) "And by came an angel......who had a bright key"
(19/20) "And the angel told Tom if he's be a good boy......He'd have god for his father and never want joy"
(24) "So if all do their duty......they need not fear harm"
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Section 12

Question Answer
(3/4) "Speak father, speak to your little boy......Or else I shall be lost"
(5) "The night was dark......no ather was there"
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Section 13

Question Answer
(3/4) "Began to cry, but god ever nigh......appeared like his father in white"
(5) "He kissed the child and by the hand led......And to his mother brought"
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