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convention
used in Leaves of Grass

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to convene
Definition
a large conference or meeting
  • 4 The sum of all known reverence I add up in you whoever you are, The President is there in the White House for you, it is not you who are here for him, The Secretaries act in their bureaus for you, not you here for them, The Congress convenes every Twelfth-month for you, Laws, courts, the forming of States, the charters of cities, the going and coming of commerce and malls, are all for you.
    Book 15 — A Song for Occupations (51% in)
  • ...always swarming with blatherers and always sure and impregnable, The unsurvey'd interior, log-houses, clearings, wild animals, hunters, trappers, Surrounding the multiform agriculture, mines, temperature, the gestation of new States, Congress convening every Twelfth-month, the members duly coming up from the uttermost parts, Surrounding the noble character of mechanics and farmers, especially the young men, Responding their manners, speech, dress, friendships, the gait they have of...
    Book 23 — By Blue Ontario's Shore.... (26% in)

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  • To be absolv'd from previous ties and conventions, I from mine and you from yours!
    Book 4 — CHILDREN OF ADAM (79% in)
  • I am for those that have never been master'd, For men and women whose tempers have never been master'd, For those whom laws, theories, conventions, can never master.
    Book 23 — By Blue Ontario's Shore.... (87% in)

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