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 Innocence and of Experience Shewing the Two Contrary States of the Human Soul. London, 1794.

Current Citation

Blake, William. "The Clod & the Pebble." William Blake: Selected Poems, edited by Nicholas Shrimpton. Oxford University Press, 2019.