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William Blake

Time is the mercy of Eternity; without Time’s swiftness
Which is the swiftest of all things: all were eternal torment.

— William Blake, from “Milton,” Milton, A Poem (The Illuminated Books of William Blake, Volume 5) Princeton University Press; Reprint edition (September 4, 1998) Originally published 1810.

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