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January 27, 2021

Whitman on Emerson.

I was simmering, simmering, simmering. Emerson brought me to a boil.

--Walt Whitman (1819-1892)

Walt Whitman was a young printer and hack writer in New York City when Ralph Waldo Emerson was at the peak of his writing. Emerson ignited him.

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Posted by JD Hull at January 27, 2021 11:24 PM

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