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Walt Whitman – A BROADWAY PAGEANT – (RECEPTION OF THE JAPANESE EMBASSY, JUNE 16, 1860.)

1. Over sea, hither from Niphon, Courteous, the Princes of Asia, swart-cheeked princes, First-comers, guests, two-sworded princes, Lesson-giving princes, leaning back in their open barouches, bare-headed, impassive, This day they ride through Manhattan. 2. Libertad! I do not know whether others behold what I behold, In the procession, along with the Princes of Asia, the… Leggi tutto »