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Walt Whitman

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American Walt Whitman, born on May 31, 1819, is considered to be one of the world's greatest and most influential poets and writers.


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Quote Left ...The city fireman-the fire that suddenly bursts forth in the close-pack'd square, The arriving engines, the hoarse shouts, the nimble stepping and daring, The strong command through the fire-trumpets, the falling in line, the rise and fall of the arms forcing the water, The slender, spasmic, blue-white jets-the bringing to bear of the hooks and ladders, and their execution, The crash and cut away of connecting wood-work, or through floors, if the fire smoulders under them, The crowd with their lit faces, watching-the glare and dense shadows;.... Quote Right
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Quote Left I shall use America and democracy as convertible terms Quote Right
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Quote Left Has anyone supposed it lucky to be born? I hasten to inform him or her that it is just as lucky to die, and I know it. Quote Right
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Quote Left And I will show that nothing can happen more beautiful than death. Quote Right
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Quote Left Every moment of light and dark is a miracle. Quote Right
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