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Title: Ferdusi

Creator: Walt Whitman

Date: Undated

Whitman Archive ID: nyp.00030

Source: The Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, New York Public Library. Transcribed from digital images of the original item. Item is pasted down, making the verso unavailable. For a description of the editorial rationale behind our treatment of the marginalia and annotations, see our statement of editorial policy.

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"Ferdusi, and the primeval mythologists of Hindostan"

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"The wayward mystic gloom of Calderon,"
"The lurid fire of Dante,"
"The auroral light of Tasso"
"The clear icy glitter of Racine"

                                                                                       Carlyle


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