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Ganges
used in Leaves of Grass

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sacred Hindu river in the Indian subcontinent that originates in the Himalayas and flows east into the Bay of Bengal
  • 6 I see the site of the old empire of Assyria, and that of Persia, and that of India, I see the falling of the Ganges over the high rim of Saukara.
    Book 6 — Salut au Monde! (41% in)
  • Lo soul, the retrospect brought forward, The old, most populous, wealthiest of earth's lands, The streams of the Indus and the Ganges and their many affluents, (I my shores of America walking to-day behold, resuming all,) The tale of Alexander on his warlike marches suddenly dying, On one side China and on the other side Persia and Arabia, To the south the great seas and the bay of Bengal, The flowing literatures, tremendous epics, religions, castes, Old occult Brahma interminably far...
    Book 26 — Passage to India (53% in)

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