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vaunted
used in Leaves of Grass

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extravagantly praised
  • Or the vaunted glory and growth of the great city spread around me?
    Book 5 — CALAMUS (89% in)
  • For it is not for what I have put into it that I have written this book, Nor is it by reading it you will acquire it, Nor do those know me best who admire me and vauntingly praise me, Nor will the candidates for my love (unless at most a very few) prove victorious, Nor will my poems do good only, they will do just as much evil, perhaps more, For all is useless without that which you may guess at many times and not hit, that which I hinted at; Therefore release me and depart on your...
    Book 5 — CALAMUS (21% in)
  • I do not vaunt my love for you, I have what I have.
    Book 12 — Song of the Broad-Axe (73% in)
  • A Voice from Death A voice from Death, solemn and strange, in all his sweep and power, With sudden, indescribable blow—towns drown'd—humanity by thousands slain, The vaunted work of thrift, goods, dwellings, forge, street, iron bridge, Dash'd pell-mell by the blow—yet usher'd life continuing on, (Amid the rest, amid the rushing, whirling, wild debris, A suffering woman saved—a baby safely born!
    Book 34 — SANDS AT SEVENTY (84% in)
  • After the cycles, poems, singers, plays, Vaunted Ionia's, India's—Homer, Shakspere—the long, long times' thick dotted roads, areas, The shining clusters and the Milky Ways of stars—Nature's pulses reap'd, All retrospective passions, heroes, war, love, adoration, All ages' plummets dropt to their utmost depths, All human lives, throats, wishes, brains—all experiences' utterance; After the countless songs, or long or short, all tongues, all lands, Still something not yet told in poesy's...
    Book 34 — SANDS AT SEVENTY (95% in)

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