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Themes from William Blake's the Marriage of Heaven and Hell

(1998)
TypeStudio Full-length
GenresAvant-garde Metal, Ambient, Electronic
LabelsJester Records
Album rating :  75 / 100
Votes :  1
11. Plate 14 (2:08)
[plate 14]
The ancient tradition that the world will be consumed in fire at the end of six
thousand years is true, as I have heard from hell. For the Cherub with his
flaming sword is hereby commanded to leave his guard at tree of life, and
when he does, the whole creation will be consumed and appear infinite and
holy, whereas it now appears finite & corrupt. This will come to pass by
an improvement of sensual enjoyment, but first the notion that man has a
body distinct from his soul is to be expunged; this I shall do by printing
in the infernal method, by corrosives, which in hell are salutary and in
medicinal, melting apparent surfaces away, and displaying the infinite
which was hid. If the doors of perception were cleansed every thing would
appear to man as it is. Infinite. For man has closed himself up, till he
sees things thro' narrow chinks of his cavern
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