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used in Leaves of Grass

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something used to tie or bind — especially a surgical thread
  • Soon Shall the Winter's Foil Be Here Soon shall the winter's foil be here; Soon shall these icy ligatures unbind and melt—A little while, And air, soil, wave, suffused shall be in softness, bloom and growth—a thousand forms shall rise From these dead clods and chills as from low burial graves.
    Book 34 — SANDS AT SEVENTY (46% in)

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