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Chants Democratic and Native American 16


THEY shall arise in the States—mediums shall, They shall report Nature, laws, physiology, and  
They shall illustrate Democracy and the kosmos, They shall be alimentive, amative, perceptive, They shall be complete women and men—their pose  
 brawny and supple, their drink water, their blood  
 clean and clear,
They shall enjoy materialism and the sight of prod- 
 ucts—they shall enjoy the sight of the beef, 
 lumber, bread-stuffs, of Chicago, the great city,
They shall train themselves to go in public to become  
 oratists, (orators and oratresses,)
Strong and sweet shall their tongues be—poems and  
 materials of poems shall come from their lives— 
 they shall be makers and finders,
Of them, and of their works, shall emerge divine  
 conveyers, to convey gospels,
  [ begin page 190 ]ppp.01500.198.jpg Characters, events, retrospections, shall be conveyed  
 in gospels—Trees, animals, waters, shall be  
Death, the future, the invisible faith, shall all be  
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