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frontier
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Leaves of Grass
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  • I see men marching and countermarching by swift millions, I see the frontiers and boundaries of the old aristocracies broken, I see the landmarks of European kings removed, I see this day the People beginning their landmarks, (all others give way;) Never were such sharp questions ask’d as this day, Never was average man, his soul, more energetic, more like a God, Lo, how he urges and urges, leaving the masses no rest!
  • (Some parturition rather, some solemn immortal birth; On the frontiers to eyes impenetrable, Some soul is passing over.

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as in: the frontier of Tibet Define
an international boundary or a wilderness at the edge of a settled area
as in: the frontier of brain science Define
the most recent understandings and achievements in a changing field
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