Front Page Titles (by Subject) PLATE XV. Behold now Behemoth, which I made with thee. - Blake's Illustrations of the Book of Job
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PLATE XV. “ Behold now Behemoth, which I made with thee. ” - William Blake, Blake’s Illustrations of the Book of Job 
Blake’s Illustrations of the Book of Job. With Descriptive Letterpress, and A Sketch of the Artist’s Life and Works. By Charles Eliot Norton (Boston: James R. Osgood and Co., 1875).
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“Behold now Behemoth, which I made with thee.”
Behemoth, “the chief of the ways of God,” and Leviathan, who “is king over all the children of pride,” are represented as if from some mediæval bas-relief. The design exhibits the marked tendency, in much of Blake’s work, to an architectural mode, and strictly ornamental character of composition. His fondness for Gothic art, doubtless, promoted this tendency in him; and it was further helped by his sense of balance and proportion in composition, as well as by his skill as an engraver in the production and the bold distribution of strongly contrasted light and shade.