John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.
(continued) Walt Whitman. (18191892) 7388
None has begun to think how divine he himself is and how certain the future is.
Starting from Paumanok. 7. 7389
I say the real and permanent grandeur of these States must be their religion.
Starting from Paumanok. 7. 7390
Nothing can happen more beautiful than death.
Starting from Paumanok. 12. 7391
I loafe and invite my soul.
Song of Myself. 1. 7392
I have no mockings or arguments; I witness and wait.
Song of Myself. 4. 7393
In the faces of men and women I see God.
Song of Myself. 48. 7394
I sound my barbaric yawp over the roofs of the world.
Song of Myself. 52. 7395
I see Hermes, unsuspected, dying, well-beloved, saying to the people, Do not weep for me, This is not my true country, I have lived banished from my true countryI now go back there, I return to the celestial sphere where every one goes in his turn.
Salut au Monde. 6. 7396
Each of us inevitable; Each of us limitlesseach of us with his or her right upon the earth.
Salut au Monde. 11. 7397
The great city is that which has the greatest man or woman.
Song of the Broad-Axe. 7398
In this broad earth of ours, Amid the measureless grossness and the slag, Enclosed and safe within its central heart, Nestles the seed perfection.
Song of the Universal. 1. 7399
All, all for immortality, Love like the light silently wrapping all.
Song of the Universal. 4.