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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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Some Necessary Angels: Essays on Writing and Politics

Jay Parini - Literary Collections - 1997 - 272 pages
...("Laughing Song"). The last lines of Roethke's poem recreate the bliss of "Infant Joy," where Blake writes, Pretty joy! Sweet joy but two days old. Sweet joy...dost smile. I sing the while Sweet joy befall thee. In much the same way Roethke concludes, My ears knew An early joy. And all the waters Of all the streams...
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Nursery Realms: Children in the Worlds of Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror

Gary Westfahl, George Edgar Slusser - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 223 pages
...clear to him that the Eloi have language. We are reminded of Blake's "song of innocence," "Infant Joy": "I have no name: I am but two days old." What shall...dost smile, I sing the while, Sweet joy befall thee! 22 By contrast, Blake's "song of experience," "Infant Sorrow," makes it clear that one powerful, attractive...
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Soul Murder Revisited: Thoughts about Therapy, Hate, Love, and Memory

Leonard Shengold - Psychology - 2000 - 328 pages
...Sorrow," from Songs of Experience. The equivalent poem is the 1789 "Infant Joy," from Songs of Innocence: "'I have no name, / I am but two days old.' / 'What...happy am, / Joy is my name.' / Sweet joy befall thee!" (1789, p. 36). One of Ibsen's definitions of soul murder is the destruction of joy in the life of another...
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Paradox Lost and Paradox Regained: An Object Relations Analysis of Two ...

Sherry L. Lebeck - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 189 pages
...instead imposed her needs upon the infant Joy. Such a state is reminiscent of Blake's "Infant Joy": I HAVE no name: I am but two days old. What shall...dost smile, I sing the while, Sweet joy befall thee! For Joy/Hulga there is a sense of inauthenticity in being "Joy," for naming the infant "Joy" is Mrs....
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The Selected Poems of William Blake

William Blake - Poetry - 2000 - 384 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...Joy I call thee Thou dost smile, I sing the while, The Little Black Boy My mother bore me in the southern wild, And I am black, but O! my soul is white;...
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Words on Words: Quotations about Language and Languages

David Crystal, Hilary Crystal - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2000 - 580 pages
...brutish his character. The Bible, i Samuel 25:25 (Jerusalem Bible) [nabal = 'fool' in Hebrew] 45:14 'I have no name: / I am but two days old.' / What...happy am, / Joy is my name.' / Sweet joy befall thee! William Blake, 1789, 'Infant Joy', in Songs of Innocence 45:15 [Jasper's name for Borrow, after the...
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William Blake

Basil De Selincourt - Biography & Autobiography - 2000 - 384 pages
...radiance of communion, the very life-breath of that artist for whom action, thought, and love, were one. ' I have no name : I am but two days old.' What shall...I happy am, Joy is my name.' Sweet joy befall thee ! This joy was Blake's inspiration, and as life opened wider aspects before him, and he grew conscious...
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Paradox Lost and Paradox Regained: An Object Relations Analysis of Two ...

Sherry L. Lebeck - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 189 pages
...reminiscent of Blake's "1nfant Joy": 1 HAVE no name: 1 am but two days old What shall l call thee? "1 happy am. Joy is my name." Sweet joy befall thee! Pretty joy! Sweet joy but two days old. Sweet joy l call thee: Thou dost smile, l sing the while, Sweet joy befall thee! For Joy/Hulga there is a sense...
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Essential Acker: The Selected Writings of Kathy Acker

Kathy Acker - Fiction - 2002 - 335 pages
...the parents would return. Then it was midnight and there would never again be parents. Infant Joy / have no name I am but two days old. — What shall...dost smile. I sing the while Sweet joy befall thee. William Blake EATING Hansel searched for breadcrumbs, but now there was nothing. The birds had eaten...
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Collected Poems

William Blake, William Butler Yeats - Poetry - 2002 - 256 pages
...home to bed." The little ones leaped, and shouted, and laughed, And all the hills echoed. INFANT JOY "I have no name; I am but two days old." What shall...befall thee! Pretty joy! Sweet joy but two days old. Thou dost smile, I sing the while; Sweet joy befall thee! A DREAM Once a dream did weave a shade O'er...
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