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When I Read the Book.

Part of the cluster INSCRIPTIONS.


WHEN I read the book, the biography famous, And is this, then, (said I,) what the author calls a  
 man's life?
And so will some one, when I am dead and gone, write  
 my life?
  [ begin page 11 ]ppp.00270.013.jpg (As if any man really knew aught of my life; Why, even I myself, I often think, know little or noth- 
 ing of my real life;
Only a few hints—a few diffused, faint clues and indi- 
I seek, for my own use, to trace out here.)

Part of the cluster INSCRIPTIONS.

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