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broker
used in Leaves of Grass

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Definition
someone who negotiates or facilitates agreements between other parties (such as a real estate or stock broker)
  • Over the traffic of cities—over the rumble of wheels in the streets; Are beds prepared for sleepers at night in the houses? no sleepers must sleep in those beds, No bargainers' bargains by day—no brokers or speculators—would they continue?
    Book 21 — DRUM-TAPS (9% in)
  • The life thou lived'st we know not, But that thou walk'dst thy years in barter, 'mid the haunts of brokers, Nor heroism thine, nor war, nor glory.
    Book 24 — AUTUMN RIVULETS (55% in)
  • ...the villas, The countless masts, the white shore-steamers, the lighters, the ferry-boats, the black sea-steamers well-model'd, The down-town streets, the jobbers' houses of business, the houses of business of the ship-merchants and money-brokers, the river-streets, Immigrants arriving, fifteen or twenty thousand in a week, The carts hauling goods, the manly race of drivers of horses, the brown-faced sailors, The summer air, the bright sun shining, and the sailing clouds aloft, The...
    Book 32 — FROM NOON TO STARRY NIGHT (51% in)

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