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Roaming in Thought
by Walt Whitman

(after reading Hegel)

Roaming in thought over the Universe, I saw the little that is
         Good steadily hastening towards immortality,
And the vast all that is call’d Evil I saw hastening to merge itself
         and become lost and dead




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[from the 1891-92 edition of Leaves of Grass]

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