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prophesy
used in Leaves of Grass

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Definition
predict or reveal — especially through, or as if through, divine inspiration
  • As in a waking vision, E'en while I chant I see it rise, I scan and prophesy outside and in, Its manifold ensemble.
    Book 13 — Song of the Exposition (34% in)
  • I feel thy ominous greatness evil as well as good, I watch thee advancing, absorbing the present, transcending the past, I see thy light lighting, and thy shadow shadowing, as if the entire globe, But I do not undertake to define thee, hardly to comprehend thee, I but thee name, thee prophesy, as now, I merely thee ejaculate!
    Book 31 — Thou Mother with Thy Equal Brood.... (51% in)
  • ...studies, students, born of thee, Thee in thy democratic fetes en-masse, thy high original festivals, operas, lecturers, preachers, Thee in thy ultimate, (the preparations only now completed, the edifice on sure foundations tied,) Thee in thy pinnacles, intellect, thought, thy topmost rational joys, thy love and godlike aspiration, In thy resplendent coming literati, thy full-lung'd orators, thy sacerdotal bards, kosmic savans, These! these in thee, (certain to come,) to-day I prophesy.
    Book 31 — Thou Mother with Thy Equal Brood.... (70% in)

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