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lilt
used in Leaves of Grass

3 uses
  • To Get the Final Lilt of Songs To get the final lilt of songs, To penetrate the inmost lore of poets—to know the mighty ones, Job, Homer, Eschylus, Dante, Shakespeare, Tennyson, Emerson; To diagnose the shifting-delicate tints of love and pride and doubt— to truly understand, To encompass these, the last keen faculty and entrance-price, Old age, and what it brings from all its past experiences.
    Book 34 — SANDS AT SEVENTY (30% in)
  • To Get the Final Lilt of Songs To get the final lilt of songs, To penetrate the inmost lore of poets—to know the mighty ones, Job, Homer, Eschylus, Dante, Shakespeare, Tennyson, Emerson; To diagnose the shifting-delicate tints of love and pride and doubt— to truly understand, To encompass these, the last keen faculty and entrance-price, Old age, and what it brings from all its past experiences.
    Book 34 — SANDS AT SEVENTY (30% in)
  • Sounds of the Winter Sounds of the winter too, Sunshine upon the mountains—many a distant strain From cheery railroad train—from nearer field, barn, house, The whispering air—even the mute crops, garner'd apples, corn, Children's and women's tones—rhythm of many a farmer and of flail, An old man's garrulous lips among the rest, Think not we give out yet, Forth from these snowy hairs we keep up yet the lilt.
    Book 34 — SANDS AT SEVENTY (80% in)

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