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Walt Whitman (1819–1892).  Leaves of Grass.  1900.

NOTES  30–39



30. As Adam, Early in the Morning

First published in 1860.

  l. 1  “As Adam” added in 1867.

31. I Heard You, Solemn-sweet Pipes of the Organ

First published in “When Lilacs,” etc., 1855–56.

32. I am He that Aches with Love

First published in 1860.

  l. 1  “amorous” added in 1867.

  l. 3  1860 reads “or that I know.”

33. To Him that was Crucified

First published in 1860.

34. Perfections

First published in 1860.

35. In Paths Untrodden

First published in 1860.

  l. 4  “eruditions” added in 1870.

  l. 7  1860 reads “only in comrades.” 1867 reads “in comrades.”

36. Scented Herbage of My Breast

First published in 1860.

  l. 12  “finally” added in 1870.

  l. 31  “inseparably” added in 1867.

37. Whoever You are, Holding Me now in Hand

First published in 1860.

  l. 6  1860 reads “Are you he?”

  l. 7  1860 reads “the result slow, uncertain.”

  l. 13  1860 reads “Or else only by stealth.”

38. These, I, Singing in Spring

First published in 1860.

  l. 10  1860 ’67 read “yet soon a silent troop.”

  l. 12  “dear” added in 1870.

  l. 14  1860 reads “something for these till I hit upon a name—tossing,” etc.

39. A Song

First published in 1860.

  l. 1  “Come” added in 1867.

  l. 4  Lines 4, 5, 8, 9, 12, 13, added in 1867. With these exceptions this poem is composed of verses 13, 14 and 15 of the 5th poem in “Calamus” Edition of 1860, beginning

“States!
Were you looking to be held together by lawyers?”

[See page 469.]

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