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" I stand and look at them long and long. They do not sweat and whine about their condition, They do not lie awake in the dark and weep for their sins They do not make me sick discussing their duty to God, Not one is dissatisfied, not one is demented with... "
Evolution and Human Values - Page 117
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The Yale Literary Magazine, Volume 40, Issue 9

1875
...with Whitman, — " I think I could turn and live with animals, they are so placid and selfcontain'd ; They do not sweat and whine about their condition...not lie awake in the dark and weep for their sins ; Not one is dissatisfied — not one is demented with the mania of owning things ; Not one is respectable...
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The Living Age, Volume 128

1876
...and self-contained ; I stand and look at them long and long. They do not sweat and whine about tl.eir condition ; They do not lie awake in the dark and...thousands of years ago ; Not one is respectable or industrious over the whole earth. Wise men have long been, and are likely to be, content to learn from...
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The Contemporary Review, Volume 27

Great Britain - 1876
...anil live with animals, they are so placid and solf-contained; I stand and look at them long and long. They do not sweat and whine about their condition...They do not lie awake in the dark and weep for their sin3 ; They do not make mo sick discussing their duty to God; Not one is dissatisfied — not one is...
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Papers for the times [ed. by W. Lewin]., Volume 2

Walter Lewin - 1879
...live with animals, they are so placid and self-contained ; I stand and look at them long and long, They do not sweat and whine about their condition...make me sick discussing their duty to God; Not one is dissatisfied—not one is demented with the mania of owning things ; Not one kneels to another, nor...
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Leaves of Grass

Walt Whitman - 1883 - 382 pages
...and live with animals, they are so placid and self-contain'd, I stand and look at them long and long. They do not sweat and whine about their condition,...thousands of years ago, Not one is respectable or unhappy over the whole earth. So they show their relations to me and I accept them, They bring me tokens...
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The English Novel and the Principle of Its Development

Sidney Lanier - English fiction - 1883 - 293 pages
...live with animals, they are so placid and self-contain'd : . I stand and look at them long and long. Not one is dissatisfied — not one is demented with the mania of owning things : Not one is respectable or industrious over the whole earth." The Whitman method of reaching naivete is here...
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Parodies of the Works of English & American Authors, Volume 5

English wit and humor - 1888
...and live with animals, they are so placid and self-contained, I stand and look at them long and long. They do not sweat and whine about their condition,...thousands of years ago, Not one is respectable or unhappy over the whole earth. So they show their relations to me and I accept them, They bring me tokens...
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The New Englander, Volume 7

Criticism - 1884
...for they are about the only animals in the world to whom these words will apply; 'For,' says Whitman, 'not one is dissatisfied, not one is demented with the mania of owning things.' But suppose he ģere taking one of his favorite night strolls in the woods of Bengal rather than of...
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Proceedings, Volume 41

Literary and Philosophical Society of Liverpool - 1887
...live with animals, they are so placid and self-contain'd ; I stand and look at them long and long. They do not sweat and whine about their condition,...thousands of years ago, Not one is respectable or unhappy over the whole earth. So they shew their relations to me and I accept them, They bring me tokens...
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Proceedings of the Literary & Philosophical Society of Liverpool, Issue 41

Literary and Philosophical Society of Liverpool - Humanities - 1887
...live with animals, they are so placid and self-contain'd ; I stand and look at them long and long. They do not sweat and whine about their condition,...thousands of years ago, Not one is respectable or unhappy over the whole earth. So they shew their relations to me aud I accept them, They bring me tokens...
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