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William Blake (1757–1827).  The Poetical Works.  1908.
 
Poems from the Rossetti MS.: Earlier Poems
I fear’d the fury of my wind
 
I FEAR’D 1 the fury of my wind
Would blight all blossoms fair and true;
And my sun it shin’d and shin’d,
And my wind it never blew.
 
But a blossom fair or true        5
Was not found on any tree;
For all blossoms grew and grew
Fruitless, false, tho’ fair to see.
 
Note 1. I fear’d, &c.] 1 I feared the roughness MS. 1st rdg. del. 4 And] But MS. 1st rdg. del. [back]
 
 
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