The Poems of William Blake

What does the poet,William Blake describe the appearance of the lamb in the poem "The Lamb" ?

William Blake's "The Lamb"

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It is important to first acknowledge that Blake liked lambs; really, they show up everywhere in his poetry. He likes lambs because they are "wooly" and "tender" (not the eating kind of tender).Blake gets more specific in his metaphor as the poem goes on.It becomes clear that The Lamb goes beyond the cuddly, The Lamb represents Jesus Christ, the Lord's anointed son and, as Blake saw it, saviour of the world.

"I a child, and thou a lamb,

We are called by His name.

Little lamb, God bless thee!"