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Leaves of Grass
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Leaves of Grass
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  • Öear already the bustle of instruments, they will soon be drowning all that would interrupt them, O I think the east wind brings a triumphal and free march, It reaches hither, it swells me to Joyful madness, I will run transpose it in words, to justify I will yet sing a song for you ma femme.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Transpositions Let the reformers descend from the stands where they are forever bawlingólet an idiot or insane person appear on each of the stands; Let judges and criminals be transposedólet the prison-keepers be put in prisonólet those that were prisoners take the keys; Let them that distrust birth and death lead the rest.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • There ponder'd, felt I, If worms, snakes, loathsome grubs, may to sweet spiritual songs be turn'd, If vermin so transposed, so used and bless'd may be, Then may I trust in you, your fortunes, days, my country; Who knows but these may be the lessons fit for you?  (not reviewed by editor)

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