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Allude to the Suez

  • Whitman Archive Title: Allude to the Suez
  • Whitman Archive ID: loc.05312
  • Repository: Catalog of the Walt Whitman Literary Manuscripts in The Thomas Biggs Harned Collection of the Library of Congress
  • Box: 1-2
  • Folder: Miscellaneous notes or reminders
  • Series: Notes and Memoranda
  • Date: 1869-1871
  • Genre: prose, poetry
  • Physical Description: 1 leaf, handwritten
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  • Content: This manuscript contains a short reminder about alluding to the Suez Canal. The Suez Canal would appear for the first time in Whitman's poetry in "Passage to India", published in the 1871 edition of Leaves of Grass , and the reference was retained thereafter.

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