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meridian
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Leaves of Grass
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  • A Prairie Sunset Shot gold, maroon and violet, dazzling silver, emerald, fawn, The earth’s whole amplitude and Nature’s multiform power consign’d for once to colors; The light, the general air possess’d by them—colors till now unknown, No limit, confine—not the Western sky alone—the high meridian— North, South, all, Pure luminous color fighting the silent shadows to the last.

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  • meridian hour
  • all points on the same meridian have the same longitude

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