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William Tell
used in Leaves of Grass

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legendary 14th century Swiss patriot (perhaps based on a real person) best remembered for being ordered to use his crossbow to shoot an apple from his son's head
  • 4 I hear those odes, symphonies, operas, I hear in the William Tell the music of an arous'd and angry people, I hear Meyerbeer's Huguenots, the Prophet, or Robert, Gounod's Faust, or Mozart's Don Juan.
    Book 25 — Proud Music of the Storm (57% in)

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