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  • noun astronomy Stars not included in any constellation.

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Examples

  • In space, the sporades, the scatter’d islands, the stars—on the firm earth, the lands, my lands;

    American Feuillage

  • In space, the sporades, the scattered islands, the stars

    Leaves of Grass [1867]

  • In space the sporades, the scatter'd islands, the stars -- on the firm earth, the lands, my lands,

    The Patriotic Poems of Walt Whitman

  • In space the sporades, the scatter'd islands, the stars -- on the firm earth, the lands, my lands,

    Leaves of Grass

  • In space, the sporades, the scattered islands, the stars -- on the firm earth, the lands, my lands!

    Poems By Walt Whitman

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  • The certainty of space, increase, freedom, futurity,

    In space, the sporades, the scatter’d islands, the stars—on the firm earth, the

    lands, my

    lands;

    Walt Whitman - American Feuillage

    September 22, 2018