Walt Whitman
New York / United States
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On Journeys Through The States

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ON journeys through the States we start,
(Ay, through the world--urged by these songs,
Sailing henceforth to every land--to every sea;)
We, willing learners of all, teachers of all, and lovers of all.

We have watch'd the seasons dispensing themselves, and passing on,
We have said, Why should not a man or woman do as much as the
seasons, and effuse as much?
We dwell a while in every city and town;
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Michael Walker 08 August 2019
'We confer on equal terms with each of the states'. As if he were a politician, a notable. 'Dwell a while and pass on'. Superb writing. Third stanza: repetition of 'We'-rhetoric.
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yawar 07 December 2017
Give figure of speech of third stanza
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