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Published in Washington .
Written in English


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Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3207 A1 1872A
The Physical Object
Pagination14p.
Number of Pages14
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18825147M

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As a Strong Bird on Pinions Free. And Other Poems. [At head of title:] Leaves of Grass. first edition Pp. [i]-[xiv], , [15]-[16], , Advertisement. 1 vols. 8vo. AS a strong bird on pinions free, Joyous, the amplest spaces heavenward cleaving, Such be the thought I'd think to-day of thee, America, Such be the recitative I'd bring to-day for thee. The conceits of the poets of other lands I bring thee not, Ratings: Read " As a Strong Bird on Pinions Free: And Other Poems" by Walt Whitman available from Rakuten Kobo. As a Strong Bird on Pinions Free By Walt Whitman (America’s most original and creative poet, –; printer and journalist, during the war an army nurse, and later a government clerk, discharged for publishing what his superiors considered an “indecent” book).

Get this from a library! As a strong bird on pinions free, and other poems.. [Walt Whitman; William Lukens Shoemaker; Isaac Hull Platt; Thomas Biggs Harned; Gustave Percival Wiksell; Richard Maurice Bucke; Horace Traubel; George Alexander, Sir; Hiram Corson; Sidney H Morse; John Stuart Groves; Edward Ross Wharton; Carolyn Wells Houghton Whitman Collection . As a Strong Bird on Pinions Free and Other Poems. Washington, D.C.: [S. W. Green for Walt Whitman], 8vo (8 x 4 1/2 in.; x mm). Original green buckram, upper cover gilt-lettered; spine ends a trifle frayed, minor wear at edges. First edition. Issued as a supplement a few months after the Washington edition of Leaves of Grass. Preface, , To “As a Strong Bird on Pinions Free” And so shall my poems be. (The moral of a late well-written book on civilization seems to be that the only real foundation-walls and bases—and also sine qua non afterward—of true and full civilization, is the eligibility and certainty of boundless products for feeding. AS a strong bird on pinions free, Joyous, the amplest spaces heavenward cleaving, Such be the thought I’d think to-day of thee, America, Such be the recitative I’d bring to-day for thee. The conceits of the poets of other lands I bring thee not, .

AS a strong bird on pinions free, Joyous, the amplest spaces heavenward cleaving, Such be the thought I'd think to-day of thee, America, Such be the recitative I'd bring to-day for thee. The conceits of the poets of other lands I bring thee not, . In Whitman issued a pamphlet publication from Washington, D.C., called As a Strong Bird on Pinions Free and Other Poems. It introduced seven new poems and the significant prose Preface announcing his desire to produce a book of "democratic nationality" to serve as a companion volume to Leaves of Grass. As a Strong Bird on Pinions Free by Walt Whitman. 1AS a strong bird on pinions free, Joyous, the amplest spaces heavenward cleaving, Such be the thought I’d think to-day of thee, America, Such comments, analysis, and meaning. THE BIRD WITH THE BROKEN PINION [Dr. Lorimer, of Boston, once happened to say: " The bird with a broken wing never soars as high again." The phrase struck home to a hearer, who wrote this little poem on it. Years after Dr. Lorimer, visiting a church in Chicago, lifted his finger and all unconsciously pointing at a defaulter, said: " There may be a defaulter here.".