Reptiles Of The Mind: William Blake


I found myself sitting on a pleasant bank beside a river by moonlight, hearing a harper who sang to the harp, and his theme was: The man who never alters his opinion is like standing water, and breeds reptiles of the mind.

William Blake 1757-1827

The illustration is ‘Male Rhinoceros Iguana, Pedernales Province, Dominican Republic’ via Wikimedia

About layanglicana

Author of books on Calcutta, Delhi and Dar es Salaam, I am now blogging as a lay person about the Church of England and the Anglican Communion. I am also blogging about the effects of World War One on the village of St Mary Bourne, Hampshire.
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