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emulate
used in Leaves of Grass

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imitate (copy)
  • I swear there is no greatness or power that does not emulate those of the earth,
    Book 16 — A Song of the Rolling Earth.... (68% in)
emulate = imitate
  • [II] Had I the Choice Had I the choice to tally greatest bards, To limn their portraits, stately, beautiful, and emulate at will, Homer with all his wars and warriors—Hector, Achilles, Ajax, Or Shakspere's woe-entangled Hamlet, Lear, Othello—Tennyson's fair ladies, Metre or wit the best, or choice conceit to wield in perfect rhyme, delight of singers; These, these, O sea, all these I'd gladly barter, Would you the undulation of one wave, its trick to me transfer, Or breathe one breath...
    Book 34 — SANDS AT SEVENTY (12% in)

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