A wholly admirable man

William Blake, pioneering feminist (friend and advocate of Mary Wollstonecraft), vegetarian and socialist. Artist, poet and non-conformist Christian. If only British Socialism would return to its roots…

Man was made for Joy & Woe;
And when this we rightly know
Thro’ the World we safely go.
Joy & Woe are woven fine,
A Clothing for the Soul divine

From Auguries of Innocence, William Blake (To see a world in a grain of sand..)