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This pen-and-ink half-page illustration is centered above the poem’s text, outlined in a thin black border, in portrait orientation. In it, a robed figure stands on a round hill, facing away from the viewer, painting a garland of stars on a floating orb. To the right of the figure is a leafy tree, which stands waist high. The artist’s signature is in the bottom right corner of the frame.


“To see the world in a grain of sand,
    And a heaven in a wild flower;
Hold infinity in the palm of your hand,
    And eternity in an hour.”

                                                                        William Blake.

MLA citation:

Blake, William. “The Definite,” The Green Sheaf vol. 8, 1903, p. 14. Green Sheaf Digital Edition, edited by Lorraine Janzen Kooistra, 2021. Yellow Nineties 2.0, Ryerson University Centre for Digital Humanities, 2021.