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Poem by Walt Whitman


Leaves of Grass. 34. Sands at Seventy. 1. Mannahatta


My city's fit and noble name resumed,
Choice aboriginal name, with marvellous beauty, meaning,
A rocky founded islandshores where ever gayly dash the coming,
      going, hurrying sea waves.



Walt Whitman


Walt Whitman's other poems:
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  2. Leaves of Grass. 34. Sands at Seventy. 11. The Wallabout Martyrs
  3. Leaves of Grass. 34. Sands at Seventy. 46. Twenty Years
  4. Leaves of Grass. 34. Sands at Seventy. 29. The Dead Tenor
  5. Leaves of Grass. 34. Sands at Seventy. 22. Death of General Grant


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