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Title: The idea (illustrated by Kant)

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.00110

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



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The idea (illustrated by Kant) that it isn't those who travel the most that know the most, or [think?] the deepest, widest, clearest. I even think that sometimes a life devoted to persistent travel is a squan-
der'd life. The Knowingest people I have met have been not been the gad-abouts




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