In the beginning, there was nothing. Then, out of the nothing came the Word and the Word was power. Every utterance of the Word gave form to the Void, starting with beings to utter the Word. There was no Adam, no Eve, and no need. What Man named was.

Thomm Quackenbush
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The Book of Beginnings is the first part of The Book of Disquiet, which is one of William Blake's later works, written in the late 1700s. The book consists of two parts. The first part contains "The Book of Urizen." It tells the story of the titanic struggle between the god Urizen and his rebellious son, Enitharmon. From these two opposing forces sprang humanity.

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