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Leaves of Grass
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  • O I the same, O nor down-balls nor perfumes, nor the high rain-emitting clouds, are borne through the open air, Any more than my soul is borne through the open air, Wafted in all directions O love, for friendship, for you.
  • O the joy of that vast elemental sympathy which only the human soul is capable of generating and emitting in steady and limitless floods.
  • I dote on myself, there is that lot of me and all so luscious, Each moment and whatever happens thrills me with joy, I cannot tell how my ankles bend, nor whence the cause of my faintest wish, Nor the cause of the friendship I emit, nor the cause of the friendship I take again.

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  • The ozone layer blocks some harmful rays emitted by the sun.
  • The plant emits a noxious odor.

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