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Leaves of Grass
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  • As the chief histrion, Down to the footlights walks in some great scena, Dominating the rest I see the Admiral himself, (History’s type of courage, action, faith,) Behold him sail from Palos leading his little fleet, His voyage behold, his return, his great fame, His misfortunes, calumniators, behold him a prisoner, chain’d, Behold his dejection, poverty, death.

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  • She is dejected but trying to look cheerful.
  • She is feeling dejected, but I think her world will look better after a good night’s sleep.

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