In Whitman's Hand

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Title: good statement

Creator: Walt Whitman

Date: Undated

Source: Trent Collection of Whitmaniana, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University. Transcribed from digital images of the original item.

Whitman Archive ID: duk.00107

Contributors to digital file: Lauren Grewe, Nicole Gray, Ty Alyea, and Matt Cohen



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good statement

There is something very bitter in the tacit adoption in the our great democratic cities of America, of these [codes?] imported forms & laws of manners & [the?] imported from the royal capitals of Europe, involving—the




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