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Four Zoas Manuscript
Four Zoas, Night VIII, Page 106, (E 382) "No longer now Erect the King of Light outstretchd in fury Lashes his tail in the wild deep his Eyelids like the Sun Arising in his pride enlighten all the Grizly deeps His scales transparent give forth light like windows of the morning His neck flames with wrath & majesty he lashes the Abyss Beating the Desarts & the rocks the desarts feel his power They shake their slumbers off. They wave in awful fear Calling the Lion & the Tyger the horse & the wild Stag PAGE 111  The Elephant the wolf the Bear the Lamia the Satyr His Eyelids give their light around his folding tail aspires Among the stars the Earth & all the Abysses feel h[i]s fury When as the snow covers the mountain oft petrific hardness Covers the deeps at his vast fury mo[a]ning in his rock Hardens the Lion & the Bear trembling in the Solid mountain They view the light & wonder crying out in terrible existence Up bound the wild stag & the horse behold the King of Pride Oft doth his Eye emerge from the Abyss into the realms Of his Eternal day & memory strives to augment his ruthfulness Then weeping he descends in wrath drawing all things in his fury Into obedience to his will & now he finds in vain That not of his own power he bore the human form erect Nor of his own will gave his Laws in times of Everlasting For now fierce Orc in wrath & fury rises into the heavens A King of wrath & fury a dark enraged horror And Urizen repentant forgets his wisdom in the abyss In forms of priesthood in the dark delusions of repentance Repining in his heart & spirit that Orc reignd over all And that his wisdom servd but to augment the indefinite lust Then Tharmas & Urthona felt the stony stupor rise Into their limbs Urthona shot forth a Vast Fibrous form Tharmas like a pillar of sand rolld round by the whirlwind An animated Pillar rolling round & round in incessant rage Los felt the stony stupor & his head rolld down beneath Into the Abysses of his bosom the vessels of his blood Dart forth upon the wind in pipes writhing about in the Abyss And Enitharmon pale & cold in milky juices flowd Into a form of Vegetation living having a voice Moving in rootlike fibres trembling in fear upon the Earth And Tharmas gave his Power to Los Urthona gave his strength Into the youthful prophet for the Love of Enitharmon And of the nameless Shadowy female in the nether deep And for the dread of the dark terrors of Orc & Urizen Thus in a living Death the nameless shadow all things bound All mortal things made permanent that they may be put off Time after time by the Divine Lamb who died for all And all in him died. & he put off all mortality PAGE 122  Tharmas on high rode furious thro the afflicted worlds Pursuing the Vain Shadow of Hope fleeing from identity In abstract false Expanses that he may not hear the Voice Of Ahania wailing on the winds in vain he flies for still The voice incessant calls on all the children of Men"
Illustrations to Young's Night Thoughts
To be born again is to put off mortality: to be born not to flesh or blood or self-will but to consciousness of the Word of God being with you, dwelling in you and acting through you. Although at this point Urizen had not been born again, he had come to the realization:
"That not of his own power he bore the human form erect
Nor of his own will gave his Laws in times of Everlasting".
The transformation of Urizen became possible when he knew that it was not his own strength and wisdom that sustained him.
 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.
 The same was in the beginning with God.
 All things were made by him; and without him was not any thing made that was made.
 In him was life; and the life was the light of men.
 And the light shineth in darkness; and the darkness comprehended it not.
 But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name:
 Which were born, not of blood, nor of the will of the flesh, nor of the will of man, but of God.