William Blake Poems- Love and Sex quotes.

‘Love seeketh not itself to please,
Nor for itself hath any care.’
The Clod and the Pebble.

‘But for another gives its ease,
And builds a Heaven in Hell’s despair.’
The Clod and the Pebble.

‘Love seeketh only self to please,
To bind another to its delight.’
The Clod and the Pebble.

‘Joys in another’s loss of ease,
And builds a Hell in Heaven’s despite.’
The Clod and the Pebble.

‘Hush, Tom! never mind it, for when your head’s bare,
You know that the soot cannot spoil your white hair.’
The Chimney Sweeper- Songs of Innocence.

‘And laughing is heard on the hill,
My heart is at rest within my breast.’
Nurses Song- Songs of Innocence .

‘Who countest the steps of the Sun:
Seeking after that sweet golden clime.’
Ah! Sunflower.

‘Where the Youth pined away with desire.’
Ah! Sunflower.

‘Does thy life destroy.’
The Sick Rose.

‘To tend her by day and by night.’
The Pretty Rose Tree.

‘While the Lily white shall in love delight.’
The Lily.