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

Songs from ‘An Island in The Moon’

V. The Song of Phoebe and Jellicoe

PHOEBE drest like beauty’s queen,

Jellicoe in faint pea-green,

Sitting all beneath a grot,

Where the little lambkins trot.

Maidens dancing, loves a-sporting,

All the country folks a-courting,

Susan, Johnny, Bob, and Joe,

Lightly tripping on a row.

Happy people, who can be

In happiness compar’d with ye?

The pilgrim with his crook and hat

Sees your happiness complete.