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Analysis and comments on When I heard the Learn’d Astronomer. by Walt Whitman

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then back to the blissfulness of ignorance and simplicity.

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Information about When I heard the Learn’d Astronomer.

Poet: Walt Whitman
Poem: 5. When I heard the Learn’d Astronomer.
Volume: Leaves of Grass
- 15. Songs of Parting
Year: 1900
Added: Feb 7 2004
Viewed: 32867 times
Poem of the Day: Oct 4 2011

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