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ONE'S-SELF I SING.

1ONE'S-SELF I sing—a simple, separate Person;
Yet utter the word Democratic, the word En-masse.

2Of Physiology from top to toe I sing;
Not physiognomy alone, nor brain alone, is worthy for
the muse—I say the Form complete is worthier
far;
The Female equally with the male I sing.

3Of Life immense in passion, pulse, and power,
Cheerful—for freest action form'd, under the laws di-
vine,
The Modern Man I sing.

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