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The Chimney Sweeper (Songs of Experience)

The Chimney Sweeper (Songs of Experience)

  

by William Blake

Analysis: Trivia

Brain Snacks: Tasty Tidbits of Knowledge

Blake often claimed that he had visions; as a child, he said he saw God through the window and that he once saw a tree full of angels. (Source.)

Blake was very good at writing backwards—mirror writing. This skill came in handy when he began producing his illuminated books. And as a party trick, of course. (Source.)

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