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.
- by William Blake (1757 - 1827) [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), "Schools and rules", published c1948 [canon for four equal voices], from Seven Canons, no. 3, NY : Mercury Music Corp. [text not verified]
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This text was added to the website: 2011-01-05
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