|Stedman and Hutchinson, comps. A Library of American Literature:|
An Anthology in Eleven Volumes. 1891.
Vols. VIVIII: Literature of the Republic, Part III., 18351860
|Youth, Day, Old Age and Night|
|By Walt Whitman (18191892)|
[Leaves of Grass.
1855.Leaves of Grass, and Two Rivulets: Centennial Edition.
1876.Leaves of Grass: with additions.
1888. See full text
YOUTH, large, lusty, lovingyouth full of grace, force, fascination,
|Do you know that Old Age may come after you with equal grace, force, fascination?|
|Day full-blown and splendidday of the immense sun, action, ambition, laughter,|
|The Night follows close with millions of suns, and sleep and restoring darkness.|