God appears, and God is light, To those poor souls who dwell in night; But does a human form display To those who dwell in realms of day.
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- by William Blake (1757 - 1827), no title, appears in Auguries of Innocence, no. 34 [author's text checked 1 time against a primary source]
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)
- by Ernst Bacon (1898 - 1990), "Of God", 1957 [vocal quartet and piano?], canon [text not verified]
This text (or a part of it) is used in a work
- by (Edward) Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976), "Every Night and every Morn", op. 74 no. 14, from Songs and Proverbs of William Blake, no. 14..
Researcher for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator]
This text was added to the website: 2009-11-01
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