Leaves of Grass (1881-82)

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THITHER as I look I see each result and glory retracing itself and
         nestling close, always obligated,
Thither hours, months, years—thither trades, compacts, establish-
         ments, even the most minute,
Thither every-day life, speech, utensils, politics, persons, estates;
Thither we also, I with my leaves and songs, trustful, admirant,
As a father to his father going takes his children along with him.
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