Walt Whitman quotes

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A glimpse through an interstice caught,
Of a crowd of workmen and drivers in a barroom around the stove late of a winter nigh
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O lands! O all so dear to me--what you are (whatever it is), I become
part of that, whatever it is.
Our leading men are not of much account and never have been, but the average of the people is immense, beyond all history. Sometim ...
It launch'd forth filament, filament, filament, out of itself,
Ever unreeling them, ever tirelessly speeding them.
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A noiseless patient spider,
Ebb, ocean of life, (the flow will return,)
Cease not your moaning you fierce old mother,
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Just as much for us that sobbing dirge of Nature,
Just as much whence we come that blare of the cloud-trumpets,
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As I ebb'd with the ocean of life,
As I wended the shores I know,
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I perceive I have not really understood any thing, not a single
object, and that no man ever can,
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I too but signify at the utmost a little wash'd-up drift,
A few sands and dead leaves to gather,
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