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Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1819-05-31 - 1892-03-26

Biography

American poet.

Found in 112 Collections and/or Records:

"Why is it that a sense comes always crushing...."

 Item
Identifier: 1976.015.1.6
Scope and Contents

"A fragment by Walt Whitman in lead pencil from the collection of Alfred F. Goldsmith, Esq., NYC." A quote by Whitman reads: Why is it that a sense comes always crushing upon [crossed out and replaced with "on"] me, as of one happiness I have missed in life and one friend and companiobn I have never made.

Includes a photostat copy of an enlargement of the quote.

Dates: 1854 - 1975