In a wife I would desire

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Notebook 41 - In a wife I would desire

1st reading:[1][edit]


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In a wife I would desire
What in whores is always found—
The lineaments of Gratified desire.

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2nd reading:[2][edit]


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In a wife I would desire
What in whores is always found
The lineaments of Gratified desire[3]

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  1. "Blake Complete Writings", ed. Geoffrey Keynes, pub. OUP 1966/85, p. 178.
  2. "The Complete Poetry & Prose of William Blake", ed. by David V. Erdman, Anchor Books, 1988, p. 474
  3. "In a wife I would desire..." N 105 rev

This work was published before January 1, 1923, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.