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abstract
used in Leaves of Grass

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a summary; or to summarize — especially academic writing
  • ...down no road but it stretches and waits for you, however long but it stretches and waits for you, To see no being, not God's or any, but you also go thither, To see no possession but you may possess it, enjoying all without labor or purchase, abstracting the feast yet not abstracting one particle of it, To take the best of the farmer's farm and the rich man's elegant villa, and the chaste blessings of the well-married couple, and the fruits of orchards and flowers of gardens, To take...
    Book 7 — Song of the Open Road (75% in)
  • ...and waits for you, however long but it stretches and waits for you, To see no being, not God's or any, but you also go thither, To see no possession but you may possess it, enjoying all without labor or purchase, abstracting the feast yet not abstracting one particle of it, To take the best of the farmer's farm and the rich man's elegant villa, and the chaste blessings of the well-married couple, and the fruits of orchards and flowers of gardens, To take to your use out of the compact...
    Book 7 — Song of the Open Road (76% in)

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  • I lie abstracted and hear beautiful tales of things and the reasons of things, They are so beautiful I nudge myself to listen.
    Book 24 — AUTUMN RIVULETS (83% in)

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