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Title: ? Gases

Creator: Walt Whitman

Date: Between 1850 and 1860

Whitman Archive ID: nyp.00070

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. For a description of the editorial rationale behind our treatment of the marginalia and annotations, see our statement of editorial policy.

Editorial note(s): At one point, this manuscript likely formed part of Whitman's cultural geography scrapbook. This manuscript is pasted down, making the verso inaccessible.

Contributors to digital file: Kevin McMullen



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Four Kingdoms of Nature

? Gases (and waters)
Minerals
vegetables
Animals
(?) Gases


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all these as in the myriad forms and identities of the world, and under the divine something called life.—




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