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Walt Whitman



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From this hour, freedom!
From this hour I ordain myself loos'd of limits and imaginary lines,
Going where I list, my own master, total and absolute,
Listening to others, and considering well what they say,
Pausing, searching, receiving, contemplating,
Gently, but with undeniable will, divesting myself of the holds that would hold me.
I inhale great draughts of space;
The east and west are mine, and the north and south are mine.
I am larger, bette...
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Walt Whitman

I do not offer the old smooth prizes, but offer rough new prizes;
These are the days that must happen to you:

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Walt Whitman

I see freedom completely arm'd and victorious and very haughty, with law on one side and peace on the other,
A stupendous trio all issuing forth against the idea of caste.

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Walt Whitman

Oh while I live, to be the ruler of life, not a slave, to meet life as a powerful conqueror, and nothing exterior to me will ever take command of me.

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Walt Whitman

Oh while I live, to be the ruler of life, not a slave, to meet life as a powerful conqueror, and nothing exterior to me will ever take command of me.

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Walt Whitman

You shall be treated to the ironical smiles and mockings of those who remain behind you.

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