Poet Walt Whitman

American poet and author (B:1819-05-31 - D:1892-03-26)

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Walt Whitman's Caution

TO The States, or any one of them, or any city of The States,
Resist much, obey little;
Once unquestioning obedience, once fully enslaved;
Once fully enslaved, no nation, state, city, of this earth, ever
afterward resumes its liberty.



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