William Blake

William Blake's Death

Born (Birthday) November 28, 1757

Death Date August 12, 1827

Age of Death 69 years

Cause of Death Pulmonary Edema

Place of Death London, United Kingdom

Profession Philosopher

The philosopher William Blake died at the age of 69. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Romantic-period English philosopher, poet, and illustrator. He influenced the visual arts of the Romantic Age.

He belonged to a family of Dissenters, who were believed to have attended a Moravian Church. The Bible influenced much of his early life.

He was not widely known during his lifetime, but after his death, he became regarded as one of the greatest thinkers of the age.

Quotes

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"Can I see another's woe, and not be in sorrow too? Can I see another's grief, and not seek for kind relief?"

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"Both read the Bible day and night, but thou read black where I read white."

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"As a man is, so he sees. As the eye is formed, such are its powers."

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"If the fool would persist in his folly he would become wise."

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"When the green woods laugh with the voice of joy, And the dimpling stream runs laughing by; When the air does laugh with our merry wit, And the green hill laughs with the noise of it."

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