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Blake Sightings

Someone else so inclined For some Box no. 24/01. ___ Why, oh why, oh why?
Answers to 47-year-old male serving life sentence in Scottish Academia. Respondents must know absolutely
nothing about Byron or Shelley and loathe the thought of reading Wordsworth and Keats. Blake is a
concessionary ‘maybe’ only. Box no. 24/02. ___ Nubile, sylph-like, sex-starved 19-year-old Dutch girl
trapped inside the body of a 57-year-old part-time lecturer in Greek art seeks male gymnast (aged 17-65)

The above personal appeared in the London Review of Books 7 January 1999.

Tom Horton (Computer Science, Florida Atlantic University) reports the following exchange from a recent National Public Radio interview between reporter Bob Edwards and singer-songwriter-actor Kris Kristofferson, who revealed that, as a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford, he had studied Blake: [Edwards] “He [Blake] was a rebel too—they arrested him for sedition.” [Kristofferson] “He was a bad boy, but so was Hank Williams.”

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