In Whitman's Hand


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Title: Make a piece

Creator: Walt Whitman

Date: Undated

Whitman Archive ID: loc.03408

Source: The Charles E. Feinberg Collection of the Papers of Walt Whitman, 1839–1919, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. Transcribed from digital images of the original item. For a description of the editorial rationale behind our treatment of the marginalia and annotations, see our statement of editorial policy.

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

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Make a piece (short—or longer) on the queer judgments both of communi- ties and ages, and of notable individuals as of Voltaire ab't Shakspere Byron, & Wordsworth ab't the poets & as in Dictionary page 9359 when women's characters were first rattempted to be represented on the English stage by real women, actresses, they were angrily hissed off; it was considered indecent, beyond allowance.

The first persons that carried umbrellas in Europe were mobbed

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