Love seeketh not itself to please,
Nor for itself hath any care,
But for another gives its ease,
And builds a Heaven in Hell's despair.

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Original Citation

Blake, William. "The Clod and the Pebble." Songs of Experience. 1794, st. 1.

Current Citation

Blake, William. "The Clod & The Pebble." Blake: Poems. Edited by Peter Washington. Everyman's Library, 1994, st. 1.