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The Grave. A Poem.

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The Grave. A Poem.

By Robert Blair


This is the famous poem for which William Blake later produced a suite of illustrations still more famous. It is one of only two distinct poems published by Blair during his lifetime. DNB states “The 'Grave' was the first and best of a whole series of mortuary poems. ” Haywood adds …

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Early Modern18th centuryLiteraturePoetryEnglish LiteratureEnglish PoetryWilliam BlakeMortuary PoemsGeorge IIHanoverianFirst Editions


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