“Little lamb, who made thee?
Dost thou know who made thee?
Gave thee life, and bid thee feed
By the stream and o’er the mead;
Gave thee clothing of delight,
Softest clothing, woolly, bright.”
William Blake [1757-1827]
“The Lamb” Stanza 1.
Barlett’s Familiar Quotations by John Bartlett.
Published by Little, Brown and Company in 1955.
To read the poem in its entirety: Poetry Foundation.