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Don Quixote
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  • …great poet who sang her beauty, the famous Ariosto, not caring to sing her adventures after her contemptible surrender (which probably were not over and above creditable), dropped her where he says: How she received the sceptre of Cathay, Some bard of defter quill may sing some day; and this was no doubt a kind of prophecy, for poets are also called vates, that is to say diviners; and its truth was made plain; for since then a famous Andalusian poet has lamented and sung her tears, and…

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  • He calls himself a bard from Brooklyn.
  • Yet louder, higher, stronger, bard!
    Walt Whitman  --  Leaves of Grass

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