Plates 5-6
Ulver Lyrics


Those who restrain desire, do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained; and the restrainer of reason usurps its place & governs the unwilling.

And being restrain'd it by degrees becomes passive till it is only the shadow of desire.

The history of this written in Paradise Lost, & the Governor of Reason is call'd Messiah.

And the original Archangel or possessor of the command of the heavenly host, is call'd the Devil or Satan and his children are call'd Sin & Death.

But in the Book of Job Miltons Messiah is call'd Satan.
For this history has been adopted by both parties.

It indeed appear'd to Reason as if Desire was cast out, but the Devils account is that the Messiah fell, & formed a heaven of what he stole from the Abyss.

This is shewn in the Gospel, where he prays to the Father to send the comforter or Desire that Reason may have Ideas to build on, the Jehovah of the Bible being no other than he who dwells in flaming fire.

Know that after Christs death, he became Jehovah.

But in Milton' the Father is Destiny, the Son, a Raio of the five senses, & the Holy-ghost, Vacuum!

Note. The reason Milton wrote in fetters when he wrote of Angels & God, and at liberty when of Devils & Hell, is because he was a true Poet and of the Devils party without knowing it.

Contributed by Christopher G. Suggest a correction in the comments below.
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LUISTARWIND

Filosofem: I have tremendous respect for Garm; truly an intellectually gifted individual, all of us should honor both him and Ulver for using the art of music in all its manifestations for the betterment of the masses. It shouldn't be mandatory only to Ivy league Universities around the world , the works of William Blake must be open for the whole of Humanity . William was one of the enlightened ones along with Milton.There's so many treasures hidden in their works if only you know where to C

AKRIDASGAMWEKSOGIINI

@arghl9 i think they did. only in other ways.