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attribute
used in Leaves of Grass

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a characteristic (of something or someone)
  • Strong shapes and attributes of strong shapes, masculine trades, sights and sounds.
    Book 12 — Song of the Broad-Axe (2% in)
  • Welcome is every organ and attribute of me, and of any man hearty and clean, Not an inch nor a particle of an inch is vile, and none shall be less familiar than the rest.
    Book 3 — Song of Myself (4% in)
  • Beautiful women, the haughtiest nations, laws, the landscape, people, animals, The profound earth and its attributes and the unquiet ocean, (so tell I my morning's romanza,) All enjoyments and properties and money, and whatever money will buy, The best farms, others toiling and planting and he unavoidably reaps, The noblest and costliest cities, others grading and building and he domiciles there, Nothing for any one but what is for him, near and far are for him, the ships in the...
    Book 9 — Song of the Answerer (13% in)
  • Illustrious what we name space, sphere of unnumber'd spirits, Illustrious the mystery of motion in all beings, even the tiniest insect, Illustrious the attribute of speech, the senses, the body, Illustrious the passing light—illustrious the pale reflection on the new moon in the western sky, Illustrious whatever I see or hear or touch, to the last.
    Book 33 — SONGS OF PARTING (39% in)

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  • Thine eyes, ears—all thy best attributes—all that takes cognizance of natural beauty, Shall wake and fill.
    Book 34 — SANDS AT SEVENTY (46% in)
  • Amelioration is one of the earth's words, The earth neither lags nor hastens, It has all attributes, growths, effects, latent in itself from the jump, It is not half beautiful only, defects and excrescences show just as much as perfections show.
    Book 16 — A Song of the Rolling Earth.... (15% in)

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