What General Has A Good Army

Walt Whitman 1819 (West Hills) – 1892 (Camden)



WHAT General has a good army in himself, has a good army;
   He happy in himself, or she happy in herself, is happy,
   But I tell you you cannot be happy by others, any more than you can
         beget or conceive a child by others.

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Submitted on May 13, 2011

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Closest metre Iambic octameter
Characters 238
Words 47
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 4

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