Crossing Brooklyn Ferry
by Walt Whitman
Crossing Brooklyn Ferry Quotes
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The impalpable sustenance of me from all things, at all hours of the day, The simple, compact, well-joined scheme – myself disintegrated, every one disintegrated, yet part of the scheme, The...
It avails not, neither time or place – instance avails not, I am with you, you men and women of a generation, or ever so many generations hence, I project myself – also I return ̵...
Clouds of the west! sun there half an hour high! I see you also face to face. (line 2)
Awe and Amazement Quotes
Crowds of men and women attired in the usual costumes! how curious you are to me! On the ferry-boats, the hundreds and hundreds that cross, returning home, are more curious to me than you suppose,...
These, and all else, were to me the same as they are to you, I project myself a moment to tell you – also I return. (lines 50-51)