Great things are done

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Blake manuscript - Notebook - page 043

Edited text:[1][edit]


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GREAT things are done when men and mountains meet;
This is not done by jostling in the street.
 

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The original text:[2][edit]

 
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Great things are done when Men & Mountains meet
This is not Done by jostling in the Street

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Notes[edit]

  1. The Poetical Works of William Blake, including the unpublished French Revolution together with the Minor Prophetic Books and Selections from The Four Zoas, Milton & Jerusalem; edited with an introduction and textual notes by John Sampson, Hon. D.Litt. Oxon., 1862–1931. London, New York: Oxford University Press, 1908.
  2. "The Complete Poetry & Prose of William Blake", ed. by David V. Erdman, Anchor Books, 1988, p. 511.

This work was published before January 1, 1924, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.