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" I have said that the soul is not more than the body, And I have said that the body is not more than the soul, And nothing, not God, is greater to one than one's self is, And whoever walks a furlong without sympathy walks to his own funeral drest in his... "
An American Bible - Page 124
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Zapata's Disciple: Essays

Martín Espada - 1998 - 144 pages
...mouths." The poet's advocacy springs from compassion, and compassion is the poet's pulse. Whitman again: "whoever walks a furlong without sympathy walks to / his own funeral drest in his shroud." The poems of the political imagination document daily existence as well, finding the political in the...
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Selected Critical Writings

David Herbert Lawrence - 1998 - 365 pages
...consciousness, and the divine drunkenness of supreme consciousness. It is reached through embracing love. 'And whoever walks a furlong without sympathy walks to his own funeral dressed in his own shroud.' And this supreme state, once reached, shows us the One Identity in everything,...
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to American Literature

Laurie E. Rozakis - 1999 - 468 pages
...two years later because of his outspoken opposition to slavery. He was then around 30. Soul Man "/ have said that the soul is not more than the body,...sympathy walks to his own funeral drest in his shroud. " —from "Song of Myself" In 1855, Whitman published the first version of his masterpiece, Leaves...
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Illuminations: The Human Becoming Theory in Practice and Research

Rosemarie Rizzo Parse - 1999 - 409 pages
...asking me questions and I hear you, I answer that I cannot answer, you must find out for yourself. I have said that the soul is not more than the body,...nothing, not God, is greater to one than one's self is. ... Another well-known poem, "Song of the Open Road," enlarges on the theme foreshadowed in the preceding...
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Walt Whitman: Selected Poems 1855-1892

Walt Whitman - 2000 - 560 pages
...the needle a moment and forget where they are, They and all would resume what I have told them. 1261 I have said that the soul is not more than the body,...soul, And nothing, not God, is greater to one than one's-self is, And whoever walks a furlong without sympathy walks to his own funeral, dressed in his...
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The Routledge Dictionary of Religious & Spiritual Quotations

Geoffrey Parrinder - 2000 - 218 pages
...is only a word for something about the body. Friedrich Nietzsche, Thus Spake Zarathustra (1883) 1 1 I have said that the soul is not more than the body,...nothing, not God, is greater to one than one's self is. Walt Whitman, Leaves of Grass, 'Song of Myself (1855) 12 Many years ago, I did not exist, but shortly...
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A Sourcebook on Naturalist Theatre

Christopher Innes - 2000 - 261 pages
...Hearthreak House was a failure. But what else it might be they did not try to find out. When Whitman writes: "I have said that the soul is not more than the body....soul. And nothing. not God. is greater to one than oneself is'. we must cither assent or dissent. Simply to cry out 'Whitmanesque1' is no way out. When...
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The Teachers & Writers Guide to Classic American Literature

Christopher Edgar, Gary Lenhart - 2001 - 293 pages
...if they don't, they take on new dimensions. Whitman both challenges and comforts this questioning: I have said that the soul is not more than the body,...to his own funeral drest in his shroud .... And I say to mankind, Be not curious about God, For I who am curious about each am not curious about God,...
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The Created Self: Reinventing Body, Persona, and Spirit

Robert John Weber - 2001 - 350 pages
...fantasy, interpretation, and hope send out emanations to practical action. Chapter 16 BUILDING A FAITH / have said that the soul is not more than the body,...nothing, not God, is greater to one than one's self. . — WALT WHITMAN. I.raves of Grass God — a word that is worth a thousand pictures. Deep inside...
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Upheavals of Thought: The Intelligence of Emotions

Martha C. Nussbaum - 2003 - 751 pages
...imagination and his sympathetic love. "I am he attesting sympathy" (SM 22.461), the poet announces. And "whoever walks a furlong without sympathy walks to his own funeral drest in his shroud" (SM 48.1272). The defects in earthly love are to be overcome not by any established system of belief...
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