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Yellow River
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Leaves of Grass
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  • I see the long river-stripes of the earth, I see the Amazon and the Paraguay, I see the four great rivers of China, the Amour, the Yellow River, the Yiang-tse, and the Pearl, I see where the Seine flows, and where the Danube, the Loire, the Rhone, and the Guadalquiver flow, I see the windings of the Volga, the Dnieper, the Oder, I see the Tuscan going down the Arno, and the Venetian along the Po, I see the Greek seaman sailing out of Egina bay.

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  • Lacking rest, though, she was the Yellow River, roiling, threatening to become the sorrow of millions.
    Gish Jen  --  Typical American
  • She was as forthright and simple as the winds that blew over Tara and the yellow river that wound about it, and to the end of her days she would never be able to understand a complexity.
    Margaret Mitchell  --  Gone with the Wind

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