In Whitman's Hand


About this Item

Title: Phonology

Creator: Walt Whitman

Date: Between 1850 and 1860

Whitman Archive ID: nyp.00105

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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Phonology.—sounds—writing where each sound has a specific character
? Philanthropy
Ideology—science of the mind—history, elucidation, and illustration of human ideas
Biology—science of the mystery of life—/term introduced by Treverarnus of Bremen, instead of physiology

Psychology—science of man's spiritual nature, or—or of the soul

Etiology—an account of the causes of anything, particularly diseases.—


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