897 – First Stanza of William Blake’s “Auguries of Innocence.”

To see a 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

Quote Number: 322

Source: Blake, William. “Auguries of Innocence.” In Life of William Blake, Vol II. Alexander Gilchrist, author. MacMillan and Co: London. 1863. Pg 94. Online Here.
Originally written in The Pickering Manuscript. c 1803. Pg 13. Online Here.

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