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The Lamb

The Lamb

  

by William Blake

The Lamb Youth Quotes

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Quote #4

I a child & thou a lamb,
We are called by his name. (lines 17-18)

In Christian thought, even adults are "children" of God. The poem plays with the literal and symbolic meanings of both "child" and "lamb."

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