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Monday, 19 November 2012

Jerusalem (an odd posting for a Scottish library)

In England's Green and Pleasant Land ...

From a blog at The Telegraph, with due acknowledgements

Blogger Bibliolore today offers us a posting about  Blake and Jerusalem.

Composer Hubert Parry wrote a stirring setting of William Blake's words, which has become one of England's favourite hymns.  Not universally, even in England, though.  Read on ....

Beyond England's green and pleasant lands, followers of Bibliolore (and of Whittaker Live) should understand that nationalism rears its ugly head when the hymn 'Jerusalem' is even mentioned in Scottish churches!

Fabulous image from The Telegraph -

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