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prophecy
used in Leaves of Grass

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a prediction of the future (usually said to be obtained in a supernatural way)
  • BOOK XIV Song of the Redwood-Tree 1 A California song, A prophecy and indirection, a thought impalpable to breathe as air, A chorus of dryads, fading, departing, or hamadryads departing, A murmuring, fateful, giant voice, out of the earth and sky, Voice of a mighty dying tree in the redwood forest dense.
    Book 14 — Song of the Redwood-Tree (1% in)
  • 2 Consolator most mild, the promis'd one advancing, With gentle hand extended, the mightier God am I, Foretold by prophets and poets in their most rapt prophecies and poems, From this side, lo! the Lord Christ gazes—lo!
    Book 30 — WHISPERS OF HEAVENLY DEATH (16% in)
  • 8 Now trumpeter for thy close, Vouchsafe a higher strain than any yet, Sing to my soul, renew its languishing faith and hope, Rouse up my slow belief, give me some vision of the future, Give me for once its prophecy and joy.
    Book 32 — FROM NOON TO STARRY NIGHT (34% in)

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