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" I celebrate myself, and sing myself, And what I assume you shall assume, For every atom belonging to me as good belongs to you. I loafe and invite my soul, I lean and loafe at my ease observing a spear of summer grass. "
Leaves of Grass - Page 29
by Walt Whitman - 1883 - 382 pages
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The Overland Monthly

West (U.S.) - 1888
...semblance of idleness ; of all which the man him self might have given this valid justification : ' I loafe and invite my soul, I lean and loafe at my ease, observing a spear of summer grass.' " And we imagine most persons regard him as throughout his life such a " lawless, unkempt genius "...
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The Dial: A Monthly Review and Index of Current Literature, Volume 12

Francis Fisher Browne, Waldo Ralph Browne, Scofield Thayer, Marianne Moore - 1892
...elementary laws never apologize." " I celebrate myself and sing myself, And what I assume you shall assume, For every atom belonging to me as good belongs to you." " I do not ask who you are, that is not important tome, You can do nothing and be nothing but what I will...
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Poetic Designs: An Introduction to Meters, Verse Forms, and Figures of Speech

Stephen Adams - Poetry - 1997 - 256 pages
...model was the Hebrew psalms. I celebrate myself, and sing myself, And what I assume, you shall assume, For every atom belonging to me as good belongs to...loafe at my ease observing a spear of summer grass . . . Creeds and schools in abeyance, Though not as obviously in statement-response form as the passage...
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Encyclopedia of American Poetry: The nineteenth century

Eric L. Haralson, John Hollander - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 536 pages
...the first lines of Menken's poem "Myself": I celebrate myself, And what I assume you shall assume, For every atom belonging to me as good belongs to...my ease. . . . observing a spear of summer grass. (Whitman, 1855) Away down into the shadowy depths of the Real I once lived. I thought that to seem...
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美国文学学习指南

1998 - 251 pages
...dentificationofFrWmen 帖 Passage 1 I celebrate myself, and sing myself, And what I assume you shall assume, For every atom belonging to me as good belongs to you. I loafe and invite my soul, I learn and loafe at my ease observing a spear of summer grass. Questions: 1.This is the first two stanzas...
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The Columbia Anthology of Gay Literature: Readings from Western Antiquity to ...

Byrne R. S. Fone - Literary Collections - 1998 - 829 pages
...myself, And what I assume you shall assume, For every atom belonging to me as good belongs to you. 1 loafe and invite my soul, I lean and loafe at my ease .... observing a spear of summer grass. [2] Houses and rooms are full of perfumes .... the shelves are crowded with perfumes, I breathe the...
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Walt Whitman: Selected Poems 1855-1892

Walt Whitman - Poetry - 1999 - 530 pages
...affectionately as he has absorbed it. Leaves of Grass I CELEBRATE myself, And what I assume you shall assume, For every atom belonging to me as good belongs to...at my ease .... observing a spear of summer grass. Houses and rooms are full of perfumes .... the shelves are crowded with perfumes, I breathe the fragrance...
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Walt Whitman: The Song of Himself

Jerome Loving - Biography & Autobiography - 2000 - 568 pages
...Leaves of Grass. "**^BK' 1 Leaves of Grass. I CELEBRATE myself, And what I assume you shall assume, For every atom belonging to me as good belongs to...loafe at my ease observing a spear of summer grass. Houses and rooms are full of perfumes the shelves are erowded with perfumes, I breathe the fragrance...
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America in So Many Words: Words That Have Shaped America

Allan Metcalf, David K. Barnhart - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1999 - 320 pages
...passed on her way." And an American genius, Walt Whitman, celebrated loafing in Leaves of Grass (1855): I loafe and invite my soul, I lean and loafe at my ease observing a spear of summer grass. The related word loafer is even earlier, attested in Utica, New York, in 1830 and New York City in...
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Winter Hours: Prose, Prose Poems, and Poems

Mary Oliver - Literary Collections - 2000 - 109 pages
...this poem in Walt Whitman: Complete Poetry and Collected Prose (New York: Library of America, 1982). I loafe and invite my soul, I lean and loafe at my ease observing a spear of summer grass. (p. 27) In these lines the great work is begun, and the secret of success has been given. And what...
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