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The Pragmatic Whitman

  • The spelling of "Bauerlein" has been regularized throughout. In Chapter One, "Bauerlain" and "Bauerlien" have been changed to "Bauerlein."
  • The spelling of "crystalize" has been changed to "crystallize" in Chapter Five to follow the spelling of the word elsewhere in the text.
  • The line quoted from "Crossing Brooklyn Ferry" in Chapter Three which reads, "mast- / hemmed Manhatta," has been corrected to read "mast- / hemmed Manhattan."
  • In Chapter 7, the spelling of "resevoir" has been changed to "reservoir."

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