Walt Whitman

Cover of: Walt Whitman | Catherine Reef

Published by Clarion Books in New York .

Written in English

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  • Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892 -- Juvenile literature,
  • Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892,
  • Poets, American -- 19th century -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • Poets, American

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 139-140) and index.

Book details

Statementby Catherine Reef.
GenreJuvenile literature., Biography
LC ClassificationsPS3232 .R44 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination148 p. :
Number of Pages148
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1083711M
ISBN 100395687055
LC Control Number94007405

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ETHIOPIA "Drum-Taps" SALUTING THE COLOURS. Who are you dusky woman, so ancient hardly human, With your woolly-white and turban'd head, and bare bony feet Why rising by the roadside here, do you the colours greet.

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Of physiology from top to toe I sing, Not physiognomy alone nor brain alone is worthy for the Muse, I say the Form complete is worthier far, The Female equally with the Male I sing.

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