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Leaves of Grass
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  • Or the attraction of gravity, and the great laws and harmonious combinations and the fluids of the air, as subjects for the savans?
  • O the of increase, growth, recuperation, The joy of soothing and pacifying, the joy of concord and harmony.

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  • Wandering at Morn Wandering at morn, Emerging from the night from gloomy thoughts, thee in my thoughts, Yearning for thee harmonious Union! thee, singing bird divine!
  • ) Thou pulse—thou motive of the stars, suns, systems, That, circling, move in order, safe, harmonious, Athwart the shapeless vastnesses of space, How should I think, how breathe a single breath, how speak, if, out of myself, I could not launch, to those, superior universes?
  • …all, Rocks, woods, fort, cannon, pacing sentries, endless wilds, In dulcet streams, in flutes’ and cornets’ notes, Electric, pensive, turbulent, artificial, (Yet strangely fitting even here, meanings unknown before, Subtler than ever, more harmony, as if born here, related here, Not to the city’s fresco’d rooms, not to the audience of the opera house, Sounds, echoes, wandering strains, as really here at home, Sonnambula’s innocent love, trios with Norma’s anguish, And thy ecstatic…

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as in: live together harmoniously Define
co-existing peacefully; or having components that are combined in a pleasing way
as in: soothing, harmonious music Define
pleasing -- especially of music or sound
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