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" I have no name; I am but two days old." What shall I call thee? "I happy am, Joy is my name." Sweet joy befall thee! Pretty joy! Sweet joy but two days old. "
Recitations for infant schools - Page 37
by Wilhelmina Lydia Rooper - 1884
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Easy Pieces

Geoffrey H. Hartman - Performing Arts - 1988 - 224 pages
...the womb of self-knowledge the child has opened: named Joyce in order to be nicknamed Joy—"Pretty joy! / Sweet joy but two days old. / Sweet joy I call thee," as Blake writes in "Infant Joy" in the Songs of Innocence—she is the fruit of an entanglement in...
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Leading Questions

Malcolm Peet, David Robinson - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2014 - 288 pages
...Innocence. It included the following short, apparently simple, and very odd little poem: Infant Joy 'I have no name: I am but two days old.' What shall...dost smile, I sing the while, Sweet joy befall thee. William Blake Although we have persisted in calling the critical theories discussed in this chapter...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - Literary Criticism - 1992 - 1132 pages
...HelP; NAEL-2; NAWM-2; NOEC; NoP; OAEL-2; OBEV; OBNC; OxBChV; PoE; PoEL-4; PoNe; TrGrPo Infant Joy 93 eaven repine. Though o'er our heads the frozen Pleiads shine: FaPON; GoJo; NAEL-2; NAs; OxBSP; PoLF; TEP Night 100 The sun descending in the west, The evening star...
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Canti dell'innocenza e dell'esperienza

William Blake - Poetry - 1993 - 154 pages
...and Experience, A Casebook: A Selection of Critical Essays, edited by Bottrall, p. 60). Infuni Joy «I have no name: I am but two days old». What shall...dost smile, I sing the while, Sweet joy befall thee! Gioia d'infante «Non ho nome: Ho appena due giorni di vita». Come ti devo chiamare? «Sono felice,...
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The Columbia Dictionary of Quotations

Robert Andrews - Reference - 1993 - 1092 pages
...WOOLF ( 1 882-1 94 1 ), British novelist. The Common Render, "Montaigne" (First Series, 1925). BABIES 1 (1924-87), US author. "Leiter from a Region in My...Yofkcr (17 Nov. 1962;repr. in The Fire NexlTVme, 1963). WILLIAM BLAKE (1757-1827), English poet, painter, engraver. Infant Joy. st. 1, in Songs of Innocence...
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William Blake: Selected Poems

William Blake - Poetry - 1995 - 128 pages
...away And then go home to bed The little ones leaped &. shouted &. laugh'd And all the hills ecchoed 36 I have no name I am but two days old. What shall I...dost smile. I sing the while Sweet joy befall thee. Once a dream did weave a shade, O'er my Angel-guarded bed, That an Emmet lost its way Where on grass...
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Selected Poetry

William Blake, Michael Mason - Poetry - 1998 - 311 pages
...reply. He is watchful, while they are in peace, For they know when their shepherd is nigh. Infant Joy 'I have no name; I am but two days old'. What shall...days old, Sweet joy I call thee. Thou dost smile; 10 I sing the while. Sweet joy befall thee. On Another's Sorrow Can I see another's woe, And not be...
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Beowulf's Children

Larry Niven, Jerry Pournelle, Steven Barnes - Fiction - 1996 - 512 pages
...don't you invite Cadmann along, and we'll have a place to talk." She nodded her head. 27 GEOGRAPHK Pretty joy! Sweet joy but two days old, Sweet joy...dost smile, I sing the while Sweet joy befall thee. — WILLIAM BLAKE, Infant Joy The Minervas were the fusion-powered landing craft brought from Sol system....
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Blake: Selected Poems

William Blake, Mike Davis, Alan Pound - 1996 - 168 pages
...ambiguity of the word 'joy'? In what way might this poem suggest that innocence is a perilous condition? 'I have no name, I am but two days old/ What shall I call thee? 'I happy am, 5 Joy is my name.' Sweet joy befall thee! Pretty joy! Sweet joy but two days old, Sweet joy I call...
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Blake's Nostos: Fragmentation and Nondualism in The Four Zoas

Kathryn S. Freeman - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 208 pages
...questions. Blake addresses the problem of naming most subtly in "Infant Joy," a song of innocence: I have no name I am but two days old. — What shall...happy am Joy is my name, — Sweet joy befall thee! (E. 16, lines 1-6) Repeating at the end of the second stanza the last line of this first stanza —...
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