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candid
used in Leaves of Grass

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your candid opinion
Definition
honest and direct
  • fear not, be candid
    Book 1 — 1NSCRIPTIONS (71% in)
candid = honest and direct
  • Fear not O Muse! truly new ways and days receive, surround you, I candidly confess a queer, queer race, of novel fashion, And yet the same old human race, the same within, without, Faces and hearts the same, feelings the same, yearnings the same, The same old love, beauty and use the same.
    Book 13 — Song of the Exposition (28% in)
  • ...the noble character of mechanics and farmers, especially the young men, Responding their manners, speech, dress, friendships, the gait they have of persons who never knew how it felt to stand in the presence of superiors, The freshness and candor of their physiognomy, the copiousness and decision of their phrenology, The picturesque looseness of their carriage, their fierceness when wrong'd, The fluency of their speech, their delight in music, their curiosity, good temper and...
    Book 23 — By Blue Ontario's Shore.... (27% in)
  • I announce natural persons to arise, I announce justice triumphant, I announce uncompromising liberty and equality, I announce the justification of candor and the justification of pride.
    Book 33 — SONGS OF PARTING (86% in)

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  • O drops of me! trickle, slow drops, Candid from me falling, drip, bleeding drops, From wounds made to free you whence you were prison'd, From my face, from my forehead and lips, From my breast, from within where I was conceal'd, press forth red drops, confession drops, Stain every page, stain every song I sing, every word I say, bloody drops, Let them know your scarlet heat, let them glisten, Saturate them with yourself all ashamed and wet, Glow upon all I have written or shall write,...
    Book 5 — CALAMUS (58% in)

There are no more uses of "candid" in Leaves of Grass.

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