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prudent
used in Leaves of Grass

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Definition
sensible and careful
  • prudence is in its place
    Book 12 — Song of the Broad-Axe (48% in)
prudence = good sense and caution
  • Song of Prudence Manhattan's streets I saunter'd pondering, On Time, Space, Reality—on such as these, and abreast with them Prudence.
    Book 24 — AUTUMN RIVULETS (39% in)
  • Song of Prudence Manhattan's streets I saunter'd pondering, On Time, Space, Reality—on such as these, and abreast with them Prudence.
    Book 24 — AUTUMN RIVULETS (39% in)
  • The last explanation always remains to be made about prudence, Little and large alike drop quietly aside from the prudence that suits immortality.
    Book 24 — AUTUMN RIVULETS (39% in)
  • The last explanation always remains to be made about prudence, Little and large alike drop quietly aside from the prudence that suits immortality.
    Book 24 — AUTUMN RIVULETS (39% in)
  • Whatever satisfies souls is true; Prudence entirely satisfies the craving and glut of souls, Itself only finally satisfies the soul, The soul has that measureless pride which revolts from every lesson but its own.
    Book 24 — AUTUMN RIVULETS (45% in)
  • Now I breathe the word of the prudence that walks abreast with time, space, reality, That answers the pride which refuses every lesson but its own.
    Book 24 — AUTUMN RIVULETS (45% in)
  • What is prudence is indivisible, Declines to separate one part of life from every part, Divides not the righteous from the unrighteous or the living from the dead, Matches every thought or act by its correlative, Knows no possible forgiveness or deputed atonement, Knows that the young man who composedly peril'd his life and lost it has done exceedingly well for himself without doubt, That he who never peril'd his life, but retains it to old age in riches and ease, has probably achiev'd...
    Book 24 — AUTUMN RIVULETS (45% in)
  • For only at last after many years, after chastity, friendship, procreation, prudence, and nakedness, After treading ground and breasting river and lake, After a loosen'd throat, after absorbing eras, temperaments, races, after knowledge, freedom, crimes, After complete faith, after clarifyings, elevations, and removing obstructions, After these and more, it is just possible there comes to a man, woman, the divine power to speak words; Then toward that man or that woman swiftly hasten...
    Book 24 — AUTUMN RIVULETS (61% in)

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