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Funeral Interpolations


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  [begin leaf 1 recto] ad Sheridan Put this in the day of Sheridan's burial ceremonies—Personal proof reader please by copy 533. wrap lead

Funeral Sounds not in Interpolations.

Over and through the burial chant, Organ and solemn service, sermon, bending  
To one come stealing- ^interpolation- sounds not in the show—  
 plainly to me all through athwart ^crowding up the aisle  
 and ^from the window, sounding,
Of sudden battle's hurry and harsh noises—  
 war's, war's grim game to sight and  
 ear in earnest,
The scout call'd up ^and forward——the General ^mounted, and his  
 aids ^around him——the new-brought word—the  
 instantaneous order issued;
The rifle-crack—the cannon thud—the  
 rushing-forth of men from their tents,
The clank of cavalry—the strange celerity  
 of forming ranks,—the slender bugle note,
The sound of horses' hoofs departing—saddles  
 arms, accoutrements.
Walt Whitman
X # H.G. 156.   [begin leaf 1 verso] H.G. 156.
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