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Leaves of Grass
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  • I behold the mariners of the world, Some are in storms, some in the night with the watch on the lookout, Some drifting helplessly, some with contagious diseases.

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  • Following the French Revolution, a contagion of upheaval spread across Europe.
  • One of the tragedies for AIDS patients is the irrational fear of contagion through casual contact.

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