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COME, SAID MY SOUL,
SUCH VERSES FOR MY BODY LET us WRITE, (FOR WE ARE ONE,)
THAT SHOULD I AFTER DEATH INVISIBLY RETURN,
OR, LONG, LONG HENCE, IN OTHER SPHERES,
THERE TO SOME GROUP OF MATES THE CHANTS RESUMING,
(TALLYTNG EARTH'S SOIL, TREES, WINDS, TUMULTUOUS WAVES,)
EVER WITH PLEAS'D SMILE I MAY KEEP ON,
EVER AND EVER YET THE VERSES OWNING—AS, FIRST, I HERE AND NOW,
SIGNING FOR SOUL AND BODY, SET TO THEM MY NAME,
AUTHOR'S NOTE FROM 1891-2 EDITIOX. DE As there are now several editions of L of G., different texts and dates, I wish to say that I prefer and recommend this present one, complete, for future printing, if there sbould be any; a copy and tac-simile, indeed, of the text of these 438 pages. The sulsequent audiusting interval which is so important to form'd and launch'd work, bxrks especiaiiy, has pass d ; and waiting till tully after that, I have given (pages 423-438) my concluding words.
These concluding words appear on pp. 433-446 of the present edin.
GARDEN THE WORLD
ENT-UP ACHING RIVERS
THE BODY ELECTRIC
AN WAITS FOR ME
UR TO MADNESS AND JOY
THE ROLLING OCEAN THE CROWD
D AGES RETURNING AT INTERVALS
Þ, How LONG WE WERE FOOL'D .
EN! O HYMENEE!.
THAT ACHES WITH LOVE
PASS'D THROUGH A Populous City
You SOLEMN-SWEET PIPES OF THE ORGAN
WEST FROM CALIFORNIA'S SHORES
EARLY IN THE MORNING