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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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Intimacy In America: Dreams Of Affiliation In Antebellum Literature

Peter Coviello - 2005 - 229 pages
...653. The line Lawrence is satirizing comes from section 48 of "Song of Myself," where Whitman writes, "And whoever walks a furlong without sympathy walks to his own funeral, dressed in his shroud" (82). 11. In Studies in Classic American Literature, Lawrence chastises Whitman...
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Thought-Provoking Quotations

...Lay of the Last Minstrel) 1 celebrate myself, and sing myself, And what I assume you shall assume.... 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, (Song of Myself) I used to believe that one person could not make a difference. But...
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Unholy Writ: An Infidel's Critique of the Bible

T. Joyner Drolsum - 2007 - 392 pages
...soul is only a word for something about the body."3 Walt Whitman echoes this sentiment poetically: "I have said that the soul is not more than the body,...nothing, not God, is greater to one than one's self is . . . ."4 In his work, The of the Sou! (1649), Rene Descartes (1596-1650) regarded the pineal (attached...
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Esalen: America and the Religion of No Religion

Jeffrey J. Kripal - 2007 - 575 pages
...And indeed, the poet's greatest work often sounds like so many prefigurations of the Esalen gnosis: 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.13 I believe a leaf of grass is no less than the journeywork of the stars.14 I bequeath...
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Happiness of Fish

Fred Armstrong - 2007 - 255 pages
...that Penguin put out a dozen years or so ago. "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,...nothing, not God, is greater to one than one's self is," Gerry reads. "And whoever walks a furlong without sympathy walks to his own funeral drest in his shroud..."...
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Body of Work: Meditations on Mortality from the Human Anatomy Lab

Christine Montross - 2007 - 295 pages
...body in every aspect of its structure can be given in words . . . LEONARDO DA V1NC1 preface Mystery / have said that the soul is not more than the body...have said that the body is not more than the soul . . . WALT WH1TMAN, LEAVES OE CRASS Flat-calm summer evenings on the northern Michigan lake of my childhood,...
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On Brokeback Mountain: Meditations about Masculinity, Fear, and Love in the ...

Eric Patterson - 2008 - 301 pages
...imagination and compassion, as he says, not only allows us to injure others, but also injures ourselves: "whoever walks a furlong without sympathy walks to his own funeral drest in his shroud . . ."4 The achievement of both the story and the film of Brokeback Mountain is a sign that the power...
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The Cambridge Introduction to Walt Whitman

M. Jimmie Killingsworth - 2007
...the self relative to the highest metaphysical states and conditions of being. Section 48 insists that "nothing, not God, is greater to one than one's self is" and urges readers not to lose sight of the self in theological speculation. "Be not curious about God,"...
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