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  • I mouth the names I read off the spines, at least the ones I can make out: Emily Dickinson, Walt Whitman, William Wordsworth.
    Lauren Oliver  --  Delirium
  • While talking of another Brooklyn laureate, Walt Whitman, I found it easy not to pay perfect attention to what Leslie was saying.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • We were studying the poetry of Walt Whitman: Jupiter shall emerge, be patient, watch again another night, the Pleiades shall emerge, They are immortal, all those stars both silvery and golden shall shine out again Vacant faces.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • It was Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman, and he had carried it with him throughout the war.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Notebook

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  • I was reminded by Walt Whitman to think of the past, and I awaited "The Fire Next Time" with James Baldwin.
    Wes Moore  --  The Other Wes Moore
  • His art, more than the art of feudalism as Walt Whitman called it, is the art of surfeit.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • That radical individualism is politically charged in Lawrence, just as it is in Walt Whitman (whom he admired greatly) and Ralph Waldo Emerson in their very different ways.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • He’s fond of the poems of Walt Whitman, and Leaves of Grass was on the bench beside him.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Wedding
  • I saw Moses, whose hair recalled portraits of Walt Whitman, a splendidly theatrical Moses, wandering through the desert at the head of the Jews, with a dark and fiery eye and a long staff and the stride of a Wotan.
    Hermann Hesse  --  Steppenwolf
  • Angel had come as pupil to this dairy in the idea that his temporary existence here was to be the merest episode in his life, soon passed through and early forgotten; he had come as to a place from which as from a screened alcove he could calmly view the absorbing world without, and, apostrophizing it with Walt Whitman— Crowds of men and women attired in the usual costumes, How curious you are to me!
    Thomas Hardy  --  Tess of the d’Urbervilles

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  • What is it your Walt Whitman says about the fluid and attaching character?
    Grace MacGowan Cooke  --  The Power and the Glory
  • In thin black pen, the song title "Walt Whitman’s Niece" had been circled.
    John Green  --  Paper Towns
  • She was dazzled by Papa’s loving man, Walt Whitman, whose poetry was like talking — or was his talking like poetry?
    Ouida Sebestyen  --  Words by Heart
  • The other champion, Walt Whitman, demanded a real dictionary that "will give us all the words that exist in use, the bad words as well as any."
    Robert MacNeil and William Crane  --  Do You Speak American?
  • Lowell and Walt Whitman, in fact, were the first men of letters, properly so called, to give specific assent to the great changes that were firmly fixed in the national speech during the half century between the War of 1812 and the Civil War.
    Henry L. Mencken  --  The American Language
  • 1 O take my hand Walt Whitman!
    Walt Whitman  --  Leaves of Grass
  • What widens within you Walt Whitman?
    Walt Whitman  --  Leaves of Grass
  • 3 What do you hear Walt Whitman?
    Walt Whitman  --  Leaves of Grass
  • 4 What do you see Walt Whitman?
    Walt Whitman  --  Leaves of Grass
  • 24 Walt Whitman, a kosmos, of Manhattan the son, Turbulent, fleshy, sensual, eating, drinking and breeding, No sentimentalist, no stander above men and women or apart from them, No more modest than immodest.
    Walt Whitman  --  Leaves of Grass
  • "Walt Whitman’s Niece" was the first song on side two.
    John Green  --  Paper Towns
  • Does it have Walt Whitman?
    Ouida Sebestyen  --  Words by Heart
  • "Hey, Radar, look up who —Walt Whitman was," Ben said.
    John Green  --  Paper Towns
  • Nothing relating to Walt Whitman’s niece, certainly.
    John Green  --  Paper Towns
  • But we were just saying that Walt Whitman was from New York.
    John Green  --  Paper Towns
  • As I slung it over one shoulder and started to leave, Dr. Holden smiled at me and said, "Walt Whitman, huh?"
    John Green  --  Paper Towns
  • Walt Whitman.
    John Green  --  Paper Towns
  • There were other items, too—dried flowers and newspaper clippings about Allie’s shows, special gifts from the children, the edition of Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman that had been his companion throughout World War II.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Wedding
  • Walt Whitman made a half attempt and then drew back; Lowell, perhaps, also heard the call, but too soon.
    Henry L. Mencken  --  The American Language
  • No, that was Walt Whitman.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Notebook
  • It was Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman, the book I’d brought to him in the hospital, the book that I could never imagine him without.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Wedding
  • Most of this probably would not surprise and much of it might delight Walt Whitman, whom we quoted at the beginning, appealing for a language of "unhemmed latitude."
    Robert MacNeil and William Crane  --  Do You Speak American?
  • LEAVES OF GRASS By Walt Whitman Come, said my soul, Such verses for my Body let us write, (for we are one,) That should I after return, Or, long, long hence, in other spheres, There to some group of mates the chants resuming, (Tallying Earth’s soil, trees, winds, tumultuous waves,) Ever with pleas’d smile I may keep on, Ever and ever yet the verses owning—as, first, I here and now Signing for Soul and Body, set to them my name, Walt Whitman BOOK I. INSCRIPTIONS One’s-Self I Sing…
    Walt Whitman  --  Leaves of Grass
  • …(for we are one,) That should I after return, Or, long, long hence, in other spheres, There to some group of mates the chants resuming, (Tallying Earth’s soil, trees, winds, tumultuous waves,) Ever with pleas’d smile I may keep on, Ever and ever yet the verses owning—as, first, I here and now Signing for Soul and Body, set to them my name, Walt Whitman BOOK I. INSCRIPTIONS One’s-Self I Sing One’s-self I sing, a simple separate person, Yet utter the word Democratic, the word En-Masse.
    Walt Whitman  --  Leaves of Grass
  • To a Common Prostitute Be composed—be at ease with me—I am Walt Whitman, liberal and lusty as Nature, Not till the sun excludes you do I exclude you, Not till the waters refuse to glisten for you and the leaves to rustle for you, do my words refuse to glisten and rustle for you.
    Walt Whitman  --  Leaves of Grass
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