by William Blake (1757 - 1827)

Schools and rules
Language: English 
Thank God! I never was sent to school
To be flogg'd into following the style of a fool.
The errors of a wise man make your rule,
Rather than the perfections of a fool.


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This text was added to the website: 2011-01-05
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