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Walt Whitman (1819–1892).  Leaves of Grass.  1900.

NOTES  70–79



70. Among the Multitude

First published in 1860.

71. To a Western Boy

First published in 1860.

  l. 1  Line 1. Added in 1867.

  l. 2  1860 reads “To the young many many things to absorb, to engraft, to develop, I teach, to help him become élevè of mine.”

  l. 3  1860. For “Yet” reads “But.”

  l. 4  1860. For “you” reads “he.”

  l. 5  1860. For “you” reads “he.”

72. O You Whom I Often and Silently Come

First published in 1860.

73. Full of Life, Now

First published in 1860.

  l. 1  1860. For “now” reads “sweet-blooded.”

74. Salut au Monde

First published in 1856.

  l. 10  1856 ’60 ’67 read “Who are the three old men,” etc.

  l. 20  1856 ’60 for “plants” read “plains.”

  l. 21  1856 ’60 for “Malaysia” read “Oceanica, Australasia.”

  l. 24  1856 after line 24 reads

  l. 44  After line 44, 1856 reads “I hear the appeal of the greatest orator, he that turns states by the tip of his tongue.”

  l. 59  Line 59 added in 1870.

“I hear the inimitable music of the voices of mothers,
I hear the persuasions of lovers.”

  l. 78  1856 ’60. For line 78 read “I behold the steam-ships of the world.”

  l. 81  “sail” added in 1867.

  l. 88  1856 reads “Others the Hoangho and Amoor, others the Indus,” etc.

  l. 95  1856 reads “State to State, county to county,” etc.

  l. 100  1856. For “long” reads “thick.”

  l. 102  1856. For “Great River” reads “St. Lawrence.”

  l. 104  Line 104 added in 1860.

  l. 105  “the Danube” added in 1870.

  l. 109  1856 reads “the great old Empire.”

  l. 140  1856. For “Wacho” reads “Guacho.”

  l. 159  1856 reads “I am a real Londoner, Parisian, Viennese.”

  l. 160  “Vienna” added in 1860.

  l. 162  “London” added in 1860.

  l. 164  “or in Siberian Irkutsk” added in 1860.

  l. 170  “Yedo” added in 1860.

  l. 191  1856 reads “You, inevitable where you are!” 1860 ’67 read “You, where you are!”

  l. 192  After line 192, 1856 reads

  “You freer man of Australia! you of Tasmania! you of Papua!
You free woman of the same!”

  l. 221  “each and” added in 1860.

  l. 222  1856 reads “I salute you for myself and for America.” 1860, after line 222, adds “For we acknowledge you all and each.”

  l. 225  1856 ’60. For “purports” read “purport.”

  l. 227  1856 ’60 add “you white or black owners of slaves.”

  l. 228  After line 228, 1856 reads “You felons, deformed persons, idiots!”

  l. 230  Line 230 added in 1867.

  l. 240  1856 ’60 add “you Russian serf!”

  1856. For “slave” reads “quadroon.”

  l. 243  1856. For lines 241, 2, 3 read

  “I do not refuse you my hand, or prefer others before you,
I do not say one word against you.”

  l. 245  1856 reads “I have looked for brothers, sisters, lovers, and found,” etc.

  l. 246  Line 246 added in 1860.

  l. 247  1856 reads “I think I have risen with you, you vapors,” etc.

  l. 248  1856. For “O winds” reads “you winds.”

  l. 249  1856 reads “I think you waters I have fingered,” etc.

  l. 250  1856 reads “I think I have run,” etc.

  l. 251  1856 reads “I think I have taken my stand on the bases of peninsulas, and on embedded rocks.”

  1860 reads “on the highest embedded rocks, to cry hence.”

  l. 252  Line 252 added in 1860.

  l. 254  After line 254, 1856 reads “I find my home wherever there are homes of men.”

  l. 255  Lines 255 to end added in 1860.

75. A Child’s Amaze

First published in “Drum Taps,” 1865.

76. Runner, The

First published in 1867.

77. Beautiful Women

First published in 1860.

78. Mother and Babe

First published in “Drum Taps,” 1865.

79. Thought

First published in 1860.

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