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the same year that the Songs of Innocence were published, Blake profited by his new discovery to engrave another illustrated poem.It is in a very different strain; one, however, analogous to that running through nearly all his subsequent writings, or 'Books,' as he called them.No doubt this was to mark the development and prosperity of the Catholic faith and as a recognition of its supremacy.In matters of religion, feeling at that time ran very high. This position the Catholics held until the Reformation.
The Catholic hierarchy had unquestionably got a firm hold of the people of Perth, and it is noticeable that the Incorporated Trades embraced the Catholic faith and also erected altars there.
That troublous time represented a period of almost unprecedented activity in the Catholic world.
There was the erection of monasteries and religious houses in Perth, works of vast dimensions, and such as could only be carried out with great enthusiasm and under deep religious convictions.
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