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Poem – To Foreign Lands

I HEARD that you ask’d for something to prove this puzzle, the New World, And to define America, her athletic Democracy; Therefore I send you my poems, that you behold in them what you wanted. Advertisements

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Poem – Behavior

BEHAVIOR–fresh, native, copious, each one for himself or herself, Nature and the Soul expressed–America and freedom expressed–In it the finest art, In it pride, cleanliness, sympathy, to have their chance, In it physique, intellect, faith–in it just as much as … Continue reading

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Poem – Debris

HE is wisest who has the most caution, He only wins who goes far enough. Any thing is as good as established, when that is established that will produce it and continue it.

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Poem – Faces

SAUNTERING the pavement, or riding the country by-road–lo! such faces! Faces of friendship, precision, caution, suavity, ideality; The spiritual, prescient face–the always welcome, common, benevolent face, The face of the singing of music–the grand faces of natural lawyers and judges, … Continue reading

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