The atoms of Democritus
And Newton’s particles of light
Are sands upon the Red Sea shore,
Where Israel’s tents do shine so bright.

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Original Citation

Blake, William. Poem written in his notebook. c. 1792.

Current Citation

Blake, William. "Mock on Mock on Voltaire Rousseau." William Blake: Selected Poems, edited by Nicholas Shrimpton. Oxford University Press, 2019.