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William Blake (1757–1827). The Poetical Works. 1908.

Songs of Innocence

Infant Joy

‘I HAVE no name:

I am but two days old.’

What shall I call thee?

‘I happy am,

Joy is my name.’

Sweet joy befall thee!

Pretty Joy!

Sweet Joy, but two days old.

Sweet Joy I call thee:

Thou dost smile,

I sing the while,

Sweet joy befall thee!