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Leaves of Grass

By: Walt Whitman

... for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman , the Pennsylvania State University, Electronic Classics Se... ...the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman , the Pennsylvania State University, Electronic Classics Series ... ...ne I Sing................22 Shut Not Your Doors...........................22 Poets to Come.....................................22 To You................. ..............23 BOOK II............................................24 Starting from Paumanok.....................24 BOOK III............................... ...OK IV. CHILDREN OF ADAM ...103 To the Garden the World...................103 From Pent Up Aching Rivers............103 I Sing the Body Electric.......... ............141 To the East and to the West...............141 Leaves of Grass –Whitman 3 Sometimes with One I Love...............141 To a Western Boy..... ...e with distrustful aspect, Terrible in beauty, age, and power, The genius of poets of old lands, As to me directing like flame its eyes, With finger p... ...we come, Pioneers! O pioneers! Leaves of Grass –Whitman 240 From Nebraska, from Arkansas, Central inland race are we, from Missouri, with ... ...d self pois’d in the middle, branching thence over the world, From Missouri, Nebraska, or Kansas, laughing attacks to scorn. Leaves of Grass –Whitman...

...Excerpt: BOOK I. INSCRIPTIONS. One?s-self I sing, a simple separate person, Yet utter the word Democratic, the word En-Masse. Of physiology from top to toe I sing, Not physiognomy alone nor brain alone is worthy for the Muse, I say the Form complete is worthier far, The Female equally with the Male I sing. Of Life immense in passion, pulse, and power, Cheerful, f...

.......21 What Place Is Besieged?......................22 Still Though the One I Sing................22 Shut Not Your Doors...........................22 Poets to Come.....................................22 To You................................................23 Thou Reader........................................23 BOOK II............................................24 Startin...

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